Carlos and Gene Centeno formed Gonsemble in 1999 as a way to fuse their musical influences. "We're all jazz musicians but we grew up on hip-hop, so we decided to make a band with a heavy jazz influence but still raw hip-hop," explains Carlos, who plays trumpet and emcees. "We're all theoretically trained but we don't just play like that. We're just trying to do something else with hip-hop."
| Official CAM closing party
Sat, July 30
@ Sunset Station
1174 E. Commerce
$3 (21 & over)
After moving to Denton, several lineup changes, and a brief stint as The Bridge, Gonsemble has returned to San Antonio poised to deliver its blend of beats, skills, and horns. The current incarnation of the band includes members of Mojoe and Grupo Fantasma, and will no doubt keep bodies moving late into the night at Permission Walls: The Official CAM Closing Party.
Sets are also scheduled for DJs Donnie-D and C-Plus & the House of Bad Knives. Also featured will be works by artists Alex Rubio, Vincent Valdez, Ed Saavedra, Robert Tatum, Shek, Supher, Supa, Prae, and Enks.
- M. Solis