Mestizo Beat is an Afro-Latin Soul Ensemble based out of Los Angeles, CA that blends the sounds of early 70’s Funk & Soul, Latin Jazz, Afrobeat, Psychedelic Rock. The band’s music carries a certain sense of nostalgia, using their creativity to fuse the old with the new, constantly paying homage to the greats who came before. Formed in late 2016 by the Magaña Brothers, Aquiles and Agustin Magaña. The band's name is influenced by their Salvadoran roots and their aspiration to provide music that will set fire the dance floor. The band is built around “The Core Four” led by Aquiles Magaña on guitar and Agustin Magaña on drums, backed up by Pedro Flores on percussion and Jose Castro on bass.