Formed in 1995, in the UK, Kausary has a repertoire of traditional Andean and contemporary Latin sounds. Styles typical of the Andean highlands, coastal lowlands, Amazon basin and forest, Cuban, Latin are all played with a depth of emotion unequalled.
Band Leader – Johnny Rodriguez
Johnny is the band’s founder and is responsible for the composition, musical arrangement and production. He has an energy and passion to create great music that is inspiring to watch.
Previously a member of Atahualpa, the first Andean group to arrange panpipes to upbeat techno sounds – reaching No 1 in Europe’s charts.
He plays panpipes, quena, charango and sings backing vocals.
From Trujillo on the North Coast of Peru – dressed in colourful dress – skilfully, and with emotion, play traditional Andean music.
Manuy - Guitar, Bass and Mandolin
Julio - Guitar and Vocals
Cleyder - Piano and Charango
Fernando - Guitar, Charango and Bass
Energetically up-tempo, the full line-up of Kausary embraces the diversity of music from Latin America. The world-class musicians powerfully combine the different styles of panpipes, salsa, rumba; cha-cha-cha, and jazz to produce exciting, lively music.