Jorge Luis Pernia, David Araujo, and Luis Alfonso Pernía are Guaros that have shown that in Venezuela you can do great musical projects and be recognized. Now, with their album “Nuevo Amanecer” (New Sunrise), they present an innovative proposal with a renewed image and their art full of parade fusions.
“This song means a lot to us as a group and to me as a composer. ‘New Sunrise’ is dedicated to the hope and conviction that something good is coming, to the need to correct past mistakes and to start making better decisions. To the promise of becoming light beings, to radiate a country that needs us so much,” said Luis Alfonso Pernia on his Instagram official account.
This album is linked to positivism and hope, with fresh sounds mixed with the traditional one. These talented boys have earned Venezuela’s and the world’s respect and admiration.
You can download their self-titled single from platforms such as SoundCloud, iTunes, Amazon, and Spotify, as well as listen to a sneak peek on their social networks. You can find them as @realgroups on Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube.
Since 1992 Santoral has not stopped. With a wide musical compilation of their own songs, the group does not leave aside Venezuelan themes of the most important composers. And their proposal has reached large seats on the world’s music scene. They performed at the “XXVI Aberdeen International Youth Festival 1998” in Scotland, also at Bolivar Hall in London, and in Germany at the Expo Hannover.
In 2008 they participated at the Caterpillar Annual Conference in Aruba, making it a good bridge to perform in Las Vegas, Chicago, and Miami in 2011.
As for their records, it is a career full of achievements and dreams fulfilled. In 2010 they released “Más que enamorao,” which earned them the 2011 Latin Grammy nomination in the category “Best traditional music album.”
They have also edited “Cruzando caminos” (2006), “Andando despacio” (2004), “Juntos y Revueltos” (2001), “Falta por cantarle a tanta gente” (1998) and “El tiqui taqui del tambor” ).
In addition, they have contributed with social works from their field, participating in different institutional projects such as: “Lo nuestro es lo mejor vol. II and III “(CDs and videos, 1995 and 1996, along with María Rivas, Serenata Guayanesa, Soledad Bravo, Simón Díaz, among others); “El Canto del Pueblo 1 y 2” (1995 and 1997); “Agua Bendita” (1999); “Talento Larense” (2003, with the tenor Aquiles Machado); as well as their participation in the DVD “El Samán” by Aquiles Báez (2004) and in the CD “Tesoros de la música venezolana” by Ilan Chester, a winning production of the Latin Grammy 2010.
At Yo Amo Bqto we are proud of these talented Barquisimetans, who have exalted the name of Venezuelan music, always carrying the message of hope where there is “a new sunrise on the horizon.”
You can listen to their new single clicking on this link: