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Friday, July 18, 2014

Take Two With Trio Ellas

From left, Nelly Cortez (guitarron, vocals), Suemy Gonzalez (violin), and Stephanie Amaro (guitar) are Trio Ellas. (Ernesto Casillas)

From left, Nelly Cortez (guitarron, vocals), Suemy Gonzalez (violin), and Stephanie Amaro (guitar) are Trio Ellas. (Ernesto Casillas)

Trio Ellas, the Los Angeles-based musical trio of Nelly Cortez, Stephanie Amaro, and Suemy Gonzalez, has just released a new album “Noches Angelina.” It’s currently available on iTunes and Google Play and the CD comes out on July 25. The group will have a CD release concert in Los Angeles on the same day.

We revisit our November conversation with the band that plays mariachi music with a twist.

Guests

  • Nelly Cortez, vocalist and guitarron player for Trio Ellas.
  • Stephanie Amaro, guitarist for Trio Ellas.
  • Suemy Gonzalez, violinist for Trio Ellas.

The band tweets @TrioEllas.


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