Tremoloco is a L.A. based band that draws from the sounds of Tex-Mex, Country, Zydeco, Folklorico, Folk and Blues in a blend of original and traditional songs best described as Gulf Coast Folklorico.
Instrumentation includes acoustic & electric guitar, acoustic & electric bass, accordion, lap steel, dobro, violin, pedal steel, percussion, as well as some Traditional Mexican instruments such as requinto, jarana, cuatro, guitarron, and bajo sexto.

Adept at playing anything from a Cajun waltz, Texas shuffle, country ballad or rocking blues number to a Mexican polka, ranchero or cumbia this diversity allows the band to cover a wide range of styles. Though based in traditional musical forms the band has a modern edge in both songwriting and musicianship.

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Brantley, Bob Navarette playing his "Pito" and Cisco

Tony at 4th of July show

Tremoloco @ Santa Monica Pier

4th of July show

percussionist - Ray Solis

"Vatos" Cinco de Mayo
Cinco de Mayo!
Olvera Street - Cinco De Mayo - Fish Eye View on stage

Olvera Street Cinco De Mayo Festival 2002

Sammy Sanchez, Mike Tovar, Tony, Eddie B. 5/5/02

Sammy, Tony, Cisco, Eddie, May 5th, Los Angeles, 2002

 all photos on this site by:

Cari Lightfoot Pike

A new album scheduled for release
in early 2004 is underway.
It features the single and video, Mi Novela

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A rocking original cumbia that tells the story of a simple man (starring Johnny “Vatos” Hernandez as our hero) whose only guilty pleasure comes from an addiction to novelas (Mexican soap operas). In trying to hide his obsession, (he’s been known to cry while watching) he only succeeds in fueling the suspicions his devoted wife already has. Is he really having an affair?
Does he really cry while watching novelas?
Which would be a greater embarrassment to a macho Latino male:
Infidelity or sensitivity?

Watch the Video!

Individually and collectively the musicians in this band are among L.A.'s best.
Some of the artists they have recorded and performed with include:

Cesar Rosas, Los Lobos, Freddie Fender, Delbert McClinton, Oingo Boingo, Dwight Yoakam, Sly Stone, Santana, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, James Taylor, Food For Feet, Jackie Deshannon, Roger Miller, Jennifer Warnes, Hoyt Axton, Airto, Flora Purim, Tito & Tarantula, Charlie Musslewhite………..and many more!

Tony Zamora - lead vocals, acoustic & electric basses, guitarron, acoustic guitar
Bob Robles - vocals, guitars, requinto romantico, bajo sexto, pedal steel
Eddie Baytos- vocals, accordion, piano
Johnny "Vatos" Hernandez - drums, percussion, vocals
Cougar Estrada - percussion, drums
Paul Cartwright - violin, mandolin, trombone
Mike Tovar - guitars, cuatro, tres, requinto jarocho, weird vibe

Bo Bernstein - guitars, pedal steel, vocals
Brantley Kearns - violin, vocals
David Jackson - vocals, accordion, upright bass, marimba, guitar
Sammy Sanchez - vocals, guitars, lap steel, dobro, tattoo nylon string
Cisco DeLuna - vocals, mandolin, banjo, lap steel, dobro

 Early Tremolocos - Sammy Sanchez,  Debra Dobkin,  Rob "El Gato Barbacoa" Allen,
Early Tremolocos!

For booking and info contact:

(818) 545-7589 (818) 281-9416