Rolando "chichi" Sosa

Rolando "chichi" Sosa

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Chichi is the musical composer and the musical genius behind 55+ songs for Stonetree Records, including the number one World Music hit album “Watina”, by Andy Palacio. He is considered by Belizean recording company Stonetree records as "one of the greatest Garifuna musicians ever!!"

Biography

Biography
Rolando “Chi Chi” Sosa

Born in Honduras on the Caribbean Coast of Central America, in the village known as Sambo Creek, Rolando “Chichi” Sosa is considered by Belizean recording company Stonetree records as "one of the greatest Garifuna musicians ever!!" He began his career playing the Garifuna drum known as the garaun and then moved on to playing trap drums. Today, he plays over 22 different instruments.

Chichi is the musical composer and the musical genius behind 55+ songs for Stonetree Records, including the number one World Music hit album “Watina”, by Andy Palacio. He is also the composer and arranger of all 12 songs on Aurelio Martinez’s groundbreaking album “Garifuna Soul” and several tracks on Martinez’ sophomore album “Laru Beya”. His unique sound can also be heard on several tracks on the “Umalali - Garifuna Women’s Project.” Most recently, he has worked on Kobo Town’s "Jumbie in the Jukebox", Danny Michel’s "Black Birds are Dancing All Over Me", and the latest album from The Garifuna Collective "Ayo".

Chichi played a pivotal role in founding “The Garifuna Collective” that toured with Andy Palacios. He spent time in Belize and Honduras auditioning musicians to create the band. Subsequently, he performed the same task in developing “The Garifuna Soul” band in support of Aurelio Martinez.

Chichi has traveled the globe energizing audiences while performing with both “The Garifuna Collective” and “Garifuna Soul.” He has appeared on stages in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, The Orient, North and South America. He was recognized at WOMEX for his contribution to Watina. Danny Michel accolades about chichi indicates: "multi-instrumentalist Rolando Marcelino “Chi-Chi” Sosa Martinez, a musical legend from Honduras".

Currently, Chichi has developed his own Paranda band, Garifuna Jazz, as he launches his solo career. Chichi is the first Garifuna artist to set in motion his career at the legendary marquee NYC nightclub, SOB’s (Sounds of Brazil).

For bookings please contact bookchichi@gmail.com / 646.571.8103

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Biografia
Rolando "Chi Chi " Sosa

Nacido en Honduras, en la costa caribeña de América Central, en el pueblo Garifuna conocida como Sambo Creek, Rolando "Chichi" Sosa es considerado por la empresa de grabaciones Beliceña, Stonetree como "uno de los más grandes músicos garífunas en la historia!" El comenzo su carrera tocando el tambor Garífuna, conocido como el garaun, y luego pasó a tocar la batería. Hoy Chichi, como es conocido en su comunidad, toca más de 22 diferente instrumentos.

Chichi es compositor y arreglista musical y el genio detrás de mas de 55 canciones para Stonetree Records, incluyendo el número uno en World Music; el hit disco "Watina", de Andy Palacio. Él también es el compositor y arreglista de las 12 canciones del álbum rompedor "Garifuna Soul" de Aurelio Martínez y de varias pistas del segundo album de Martínez "Laru Beya". Su sonido único también se puede escuchar en varias pistas del "Umalali - Garifuna Women's Project". Más recientemente , ha trabajado en la Kobo Town "Jumbie in the Jukebox", "Black Birds are Dancing All Over Me", de Danny Michel, y el recien album de The Garifuna Collective, "Ayo."

Chichi jugó un papel central en la fundación de "The Garifuna Collective", que estuvo de gira con Andy Palacios. El pasó un tiempo en Belice y Honduras audicionando músicos para crear la banda. Posteriormente, realizo la misma tarea en el desarrollo de " The Garifuna Soul," la banda en apoyo de Aurelio Martínez.

Rolando ha viajado por el mundo energizando al público tanto con "The Garifuna Collective" y "Garifuna Soul." El ha presentado en escenarios en el Oriente Medio, África, Europa, el Oriente, Norte y Sur América. El fue reconocido en WOMEX por su contribución a Watina. Danny Michel elogios sobre chichi indica: "multi -instrumentista Rolando Marcelino " Chi -Chi " Sosa Martínez, una leyenda musical de Honduras."

Actualmente está desarrollando su propia banda, Jazz Garifuna, como él lanza su carrera en solitario . Chichi es el primer artista Garifuna de poner en marcha su carrera en el legendario club nocturno de Nueva York carpa, SOB’s (Sonidos de Brasil).

Para contratos por favor contacte bookchichi@gmail.com / 646.571.8103

Set List

Corozalina
Lauri Mulado
Beiba