ORIENTE was formed in 1993 by Cuban-born guitarist Egidio Balzola. The band's signature sound was quickly conceived through the fusion of Balzola's influences including his deep Afro-Cuban roots with Blues & Jazz, New Orleans funk, R&B, Brazilian and Caribbean flavors. In 1994 Oriente's sound attracted New Orleans musicians and world class audiences at famed Snug Harbor Jazz Club and around town at Cafe Brazil, The Mermaid, Dream Palace, Loyola & Tulane, Jeff Fest and more...
1) You Better Get Yourself Together
2) Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
3) California Cruzao'
4) Rumba Pa' Rockincha'
5) Desde El Mar Muerto
6) Redemption Song
8) Wangari Vs the Assassins of Balance
9) Vals de la Sirena