Afro-Cuban ~ Brazilian ~ Instrumental
Oceano is a piano trio that incorporates samba, jazz, funk, and salsa into an exciting musical brew. The band is led by pianist Bob Crawford, who's recorded and toured on three continents - most notably with Michael Franti and Spearhead. In addition, Mr. Crawford has performed and recorded with artists such as Maria Marquez, Joe Craven, Rhiannon, Karl Perrazo and Michal Spiro. Collectively, Oceano's outside musical experiences includes stints with Lauryn Hill, Pete Escovedo, Wayne Wallace, John Santos, Mickey Hart, and more.
Oceano plays imaginative interpretations of standard and classic tunes from the Americas, as well as fresh original music based on current styles. From lilting bossa nova to blazing mambos, Oceano always electrifies the room!