Carne Cruda

Carne Cruda

In a converted warehouse in East Oakland, a group of professional musicians shared an open loft space as they eked out their livings as hired guns for local and nationally touring acts. When they came home from their gigs playing with salsa bands, funk groups, cumbia conjuntos, jazz combos, and rock power trios, they formed a creative collective that brought all these elements and more to a simmer under the fire of the hyphy, norteƱo, and banda beats blasting from the trunks of lowriders cruising by their South Fruitvale industrial warehouse home.... more