PICO – these are own ska-funk-power-fusion-compositions. Elements of reggae, ska, jazz, rock, R&B, funk and Portuguese fado blended with African influences from Mozambique and Cuban power results in a unique mix of styles. Portuguese and Cuban Vocals with power, a funky bassline and a strong brass section
On the question what kind of music PICO is making, there isn‘t a real answer expect of »Power – full force ahead«
The international seven-member band – all long-time musicians – was founded in 2004 by Pancho Ballweg (bass), Carsten Ullrich (trumpet) and Heiko Popp (drums), later came the Portuguese singer and guitarist Gabriel Correia and the saxophonist Eva Buck. In 2012 the trombonist Ludwig Hiller did complete the brass section. In 2013 the great cuban singer Gelsie Gutierrez Delgado from Havanna completed the band.