"This Group smokes, sizzles and burns all at once!" Andy Harlow 88.9 FM Miami.
Aguabella is composed of 7 Stellar musicians, 5 of whom are veterans of The Francisco Aguabella Latin Jazz Band. Benn Clatworthy, Tenor, Soprano Saxes & Flute, Joey Sellers, Trombone, Bryan Velasco, Piano, Brian J Wright, Acoustic Bass and Jorge Carbonell, Drums were regulars in Francisco's band. They are joined by Ron Stout, Trumpet and Christian Moraga, Congas. "The band Aguabella takes a progressive approach to Latin Jazz with their CD Nuestra Era. From Kandahar to the title track, Nuestra Era (Our Time), all take Latin Jazz in the right direction. Thank you for keeping Francisco Aguabella's music alive." Poncho Sanchez. "I like it very much! It's fresh, but reminds me of the music I grew up with...Very good!!!" Airto Moreira.
Aguabella has performed for appreciative audiences at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Museum of Latin America Art, Yorba Buena Gardens Festival, The Ford Theater, The Autry, Typhoon Restaurant at Santa Monica Airport and on a monthly basis at Steamer's Jazz Club in Fullerton for the past 14 years. Their 2011 CD, Nuestra Era, has received critical acclaim and international airplay. Aguabella's new CD, Baker-Gateway To Death Valley will be celebrated at a CD Release Party September 29, 2012 at Steamer's. Upcoming performances include a concert, Oct. 1st, Saddleback College and Spaghettini, Oct. 29th.