mission varrio project

mission varrio project

 San Francisco, California, USA

Its a hybrid of funk, Latin,Cuban R&B, & Hip Hop We are Baseball and Apple Pie. Amen


The group MIssion Varrio Project offers the perceptive listener many different styles and textures from the colorful palette of the Clave / World Beat genre to enjoy. M.V.P. is led by Marcus Lopez , basses composer & Producer .He writes and arranges the music on M.V.P "Soul Criollo" CDs. Mission Varrio Project core members consists of a group of veteran musicians from the San Francisco Bay Area music scene who have played together separately in the past, but have now collaborated to form Mission Varrio Project. We combine Latin,R&B, Cuban ,Funk,Rap and Raggae music to give the listener a melodic and dynamic sound. The wide range of musical styles fused by Mission Varrio Project within the Latin,Cuban ,Funk, R&B, Latin and Clave/World Beat genres sets this group apart from others. Core and rotating members include Marcus Lopez -Bass,Vocal, Oscar Estrella - guitar / Tres , Brian Andres Drums/Timbales Bernie Bersamina - Keys, Mike Galisatus - trumpet / flugelhorn, Rob Zuckerman - sax, Carlos Gonzalez - percussion, Melissa Finder & Manny Martinez Vocals


Germany Platinum Award Winner "Soul Criollo" CD 2010

Set List

Songs from Our Soul Criollo CD Originals( Cuban Latin Funk )
Stay This way , (Brand New Heavys ),History Repeats( Propellers Head )Sunny Ray Mambo , Always There ( Ronnie Laws)