PROFILE - Como La Flor Band
Join Sinfonia Mexicana as it celebrates its 30th
Anniversary season with a “Tribute to Selena” concert that features
“Como La Flor Band” with vocalist Ely Cosio. The show
delivers an authentic, polished recreation of Selena’s last concert
in Houston, Texas. The Flor Band Features seven seasoned musicians
that back up Ely Cosio on stage.
The Como la Flor Band
Ely Cosio "Selena"
Born and raised in Veracruz, Mexico, Ely has been singing since a
very young age. Her whole life has evolved around music and singing.
She has been singing professionally for over 15 years and has always
admired Selena Quintanilla's work from the start. Ely has brought
talent, experience, and contributes in her own version a loving
tribute to the Tex-Mex Queen "Selena".
Dean was born and raised in Arkansas and went to college in
Philadelphia. Dean now lives in San Diego, California where he has
been working and teaching in the music industry. Dean has spent most
of his time while in California working in cruisline bands. Today,
Dean brings his talent and expertise to the Como la Flor Band where
he has proved to be the best guitarist we need for our show!!!
Jonathan is a young and very talented drummer who's influences range
from John Bohnam(Led Zeppelin) to Tony Royster Jr.(Jay Z). Jonathan
is a strong and professional drummer. He has worked the night club
circuit extensively in southern California. He brings to the Como la
Flor Band youth and a proficient attitude to our show...
Eddie Bevins(Timbale/minor percussion/background vocals)
Eddie is a seasoned veteran drummer and percussionist. Eddie has
played in many formats and platforms in the music industry ranging
from night clubs, concerts to tribute bands. One of his last gigs
was playing percussion for an Eric Clapton Tribute band where he
shared the stage with Elias III Chacon...
Juan Carlos Salazar(Keyboard/accordion)
JC is a seasoned musician who has worked extensively in Mexico JC
brings his virtuosity to the band and brings up the level of
musicianship. His domination of the accordion brings a new color and
tone to the tejano songs of the show!!!
Mike Cortes(Keyboard/pads/background vocals)
Mike is a seasoned veteran musician. Mike has been in the music
industry for most of his life. He has played in many bands and
genres of music for more than 20 years. Mike adds experience and
humbleness to the band and show.
Giovanni Anarbo Solorio(congas/band director)
Gio was born in Los Angeles and raised in Mexicali. Gio is a
seasoned veteran musician who has worked prominently in the music
industry in southern California for many years. He has backed for
many regional music recording artists as well as worked extensively
in studio and television. His work also includes percussion clinics,
jazz festivals, and touring in Mexico and the U.S.