When El Ochete takes the stage the dance floor is never empty! El Ochete is comprised of Austin’s most renown Salsa musicians. From their sexy onstage chemistry to their sizzling custom arrangements, their infectious rhythm will keep you moving all night long!
Fronted by vocalists Josseph Duran from Saltillo, Mexico and Karen Zavala (voted “Best U.S. Vocalist” at the 18th Annual Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza), this dynamic duo brings an explosive energy to the stage not found anywhere else. Backed by Music Director and trumpeter, Marcus Graf and percussionist Noah Mosgofian the level of talent in El Ochete is second to none. Other members of the band include: Daniel Durham (bass), Owen Summers (piano), Altin Sencalar (trombone), Matt Maldonado (sax) and Samuel Lopez (rhythm).
El Ochete keeps the dance floor full with a wide range of styles like tango, salsa, meringue and bachata. This 9 piece dance group covers the music of dozen of popular artists: Buena Vista Social Club, Celia Cruz, Enrique Iglesias, Hector LaVoe, Oscar D’Leon, Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony.