PICO - these are his own ska-funk compositions. Elements of reggae, ska, jazz, rock, funk and Portuguese fado blended with African influences from Mozambique it results in a truly unique mix of styles with Portuguese Chant. Melodic passages, crisp brass riffs, and funky crossover. Consistently danceable rhythms with Spanish, Portuguese and African influences
The six-member band from Munich - all long-time musicians - was founded in 2004 by Pancho Ballweg (bass), Carsten Ullrich (trumpet) and Heiko Popp (drums), later came to the Portuguese singer and guitarist Gabriel Correia and the saxophonist Eva Buck. In February 2012 the trombonist Ludwig Hiller did complete the Band.
Ballweg pancho - bas
Eva Buck - Saxophon
Gabriel Correia - guitar, vocal
Ludwig Hiller - trombon
Heiko Popp - drums, vocal
Carsten Ullrich - trumpet, vocals