Release of new Clan/destine II CD and tour “Operation Peace and Music”

Mesa, Arizona (NFIC) 11-08

After a brief hiatus Clan/destine is back with a revamped band and a fresh new sound. There is only 250 limited edition CD’s released! “

Operation Peace” hit the market on September 26 and features 15 songs. The CD was released via the website and at a concert in Winslow, Az. The new release has beautiful vocal and Native flute melodies, acoustic, electric guitars along with traditional and contemporary rhythms, playing original Native and Mexican/Latin American influenced music.

With a tasty blend of flavors, a splash of Funk, a pinch of Reggae, the essence of World, a twist of country all mixed into a gelatinous Rock base. Spiced up with a live DJ.

“It’s a little ‘old school’ mixed with ‘new school’” says band founder David A. Montour. The new sound is created by blending an assortment of influences with their Indian and Latin/Mexican heritage.

Operation Peace, the title song, written by Juan “Cano” Sanchez, reflects the band’s effort to promote peace and harmony for all listeners. When Clan/destine first formed in 1996 they quickly developed a large fan base that spread across America and the world enabling them to befriend and become familiar with an array of people. Cano captures the essence of those experiences in the title track.

The CD launches into grooving and danceable tunes that are sure to pack dance floors everywhere. Nobody There is one of the hybrid  tunes on the new CD written by Montour, who calls the tune “reggae-tonk” because it’s part reggae and part country honky-tonk.

The band features returning musicians Sanchez on lead vocals, Chuck Harris on lead guitar, vocals and Montour on bass, vocals, and flute. New to the mix adding the Mexican/Latin American influences is Mike De La Torre on drums, percussion, vocals. Matt Vaiza on the turntables as well percussion, flute and vocals. Also new to the team is Rachel Villa adding a great vocal talent to the group.

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