Musicians Bios

Richie “Dr. Tequila” Barron
Lead vocals, guitar, wrote and produced all the songs*

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EXtF3r_ddG4
Click link above to watch video “Black Magic Woman” & the Patron Girls




Lead Guitar:
Gabriel Manzo
plays the lead on Dr. Tequila and Dream World. He also currently plays with Malo as well as his own band Manzo.

Visit Malo at: www.malomusic.com
Visit Manzo at: www.gabrielmanzo.com




Lead Guitar:
Ian Lamsom
plays lead on all the other songs on the CD. Formerly with Elvin Bishop.

Visit Elvin Bishop at: www.elvinbishopmusic.com




Keyboards:
Victor Bejarano
arranged the songs on the Dr. Tequila CD. He's been a pianist/arranger for such groups as The International Ray Camacho Band and Los Elegantes. Victor has recorded over 20 albums with various groups and has played with the Jorge Santana Band, Malo, and currently with The Voices of Latin Rock. His tour experience has allowed him to share venues and trade sets with Tito Puente, War, Los Lobos, Tierra, Little Joe y La Familla, El Chicano, The Platters and many others.

Visit Voices of Latin Rock at: www.voicesoflatinrock.com
Visit Lava at: www.lavamusicrocks.com




Drums:
Vic Del Llano
plays drums on the CD as well as the Dr. Tequila videos. Vic is another musician who has previously toured with Malo.




Timbales & Congas:
Richard Bandido Segovia.
Richard also plays in the band Puro Bandido

Visit Puro Bandido at: www.purobandido.com
 
 

Bass: Marcus Lopez has played and record with Malo, Jorge Santana's band, Master percussionist  Francisco Aguabella, Blues singer  Amanda Hughes . Percussionist Mingo Lewis, Wavelength group, Abel Sanchez band , Grammy Award nominee Cuban pianist Chuchito Valdez, Cesars Band.  Pete & Sheila Escovedo also produced Local Salsa band Cubanacan and Mission Varrio Project CD's and is in the book  “Voices of Latin Rock” Pg 161  



Horn Section:
Horn arrangements and Tenor Sax
David Stone, formerly with Huey Lewis and Mike Rinta Robert Zukerman, with Cold Blood.
Visit Huey Lewis at: www.hueylewis.com
Visit Cold Blood at: www.coldblood.biz

Trombone: Mike Rinta

Trumpet: Tom Poole with Tommy Castro and Frank Bailey previously with Malo & with John Lee Hooker Jr
Visit Tommy Castro at: www.tommycastro.com
Visit John Lee Hooker Jr. at: www.johnleehookerjr.com



Harmonica:
Bill Noteman

Backup vocals:
Jacque Lynn Herrera

Visit Jacque at: www.theherrerasisters.com




Spoken word/congas/CD recording &mix* @ MegaMic Studio, S.F.:
Freddy Stylez Melendez




Caw Caws:
Humberto Maizo


*Dr. Tequila recorded @ Casa Bandido, S.F. engineer Francisco Mendoza
*Live in concert recordings Audio-X