La Boa fuse traditional Afro-Colombian Caribbean sounds with electronic sensibilities and produce a sublime style of modern jazz that will appeal widely.
The group was formed by bassist Daniel Michel, who is originally from Mexico and has been living in Colombia for the last seven years. He has also played bass on tour for Lee Scratch Perry and under the artist name Nairobi he has recorded an album with greats like Mad Professor and Sly & Robbie. As a musician with endless energy he also plays synths and bass for Cumbia influenced, techno Colombian buzz group, El Leopardo. Percussionist David Cantoni spent four years in Cuba studying Afro-Cuban percussion. Diana Sanmiguel started studying traditional Colombian sounds Cumbia and Gaita, 15 years ago with Colombian band Los Gaiteros de San Jacinto and is regularly called on tour. Vocalist Pio Molina comes from a long line of family singers and has won multiple awards for best composer at the Ovejas Festival of Gaitas and Tambores.