"The Rio Samaya Band" also known as "Pancho & Sal". Pancho, a poet since his youth in Argentina, is the lead singer and songwriter. He writes in the centuries-old tradition of Spanish America, blending it with elements of folk, country and reggae, as well as flamenco, and rhumba gypsy rhythms. Sal, has roots in Argentina and she sings with Pancho in unison and creates natural harmonies. She plays accordion, hand percussion instruments and sings ethereal harmonies. Pancho and Sal play guitar bombo, chachas, accordion, quena, flute, ukulele and charango.