Pioneros Misticos

Pioneros Misticos

 Chicago, Illinois, USA

We started out as a Recording project and now we would like to share, this great music with the public.
Mainly in the Chicago land area if possible.
the states around Illinois are not out of the question,
If the price is right.
If you are really interested, we will mail you out a hard copy


Vocalist: Manuel Gil
Born in Colombia South America
His main influences in music are
Pavaroti,Javier Solis,Frank Sinatra
Manuel has been with the Pioneros Misticos for 5 years
and is mainly featured on the first album release.

Bass Guitar: Sergio Giron
Born in Guatemala city at the birth of the British Rock invasion,
His main influences in music are The Beatles, Steely Dan, Sandro, Enanitos Verdes among others.
Sergio is the Founding member of the Pioneros Misticos.
Presenting his Labor of Love.

Guitar: Ruben Alvarado
Born in the west Coast,
Raised in the southwest on pop rock & roll and soul music in the sixties
His main influences are Santana,Motown,Wes Montgomery,BBking
Ruben learned to play guitar by watching his Father and his Uncle Joe on Saturday nights.

Keyboardist: Rick Fobes
Has been playing piano and organ all his life.
He bought his first Hammond Organ and Leslie speaker in high school
His main influences in music range from Steve Winwood to Jimmy Smith,
From Chester Thompson (Santana) to Gregg Allman, from Brian Auger to Gregg Rolie.
He's honored to be a part of the Pioneros Misticos.

Drums: Darryl Mahon
Darryl has been drumming for 42 years
His main influences in music are Don Brewer from Grandfunk Railroad , Buddy Miles
Darryl over the years has played with many great musical acts
His favorite past time is cooking on the BBQ.


2005 Las Arcas De la Vida 12 song CD

Set List

Recuerdos De Ypacari
Porque No
Adivina Quien
Las arcas de la vida
Otra Oportunidad
Ya se Fue
Flor de Luna / Guajira
Me llamo Cumbia
La Negra Tomasa
Vanidad / Besame Mucho
Black Magic Woman
Oye Como Va
Samba pa ti
Soul Sacrifice
Latin Love
Sabanas Frias
Y la Amo
Carlos Q
Tu and only you