Who are Chichino?
Chichino play super soul and breezy funk!
Inspired by Acid
Jazz, Soul and Funk legends, Chichino have crafted a sound of their
own…a sound that’s sure to turn you on!!
Drummer, Andy, and
bassist, Keith, are the funky backbone of Chichino. With their
groovy beats, that drive the band along, they’re guaranteed to
have your feet itching to hit the dance floor.
Guitarist, Gary, not
only brings his cool riffs and lightning licks to the sound, but
also provides one of the voices of Chichino.
Narelle completes the
Chichino line-up, with her piano and organ sounds that are right at
the forefront of their beautiful stuff. She also leads the
vocal mix, and has the soulful voice that complements her song
Their full set list
includes an abundance of original material and a few classic covers,
such as Superstition, Groove is in the Heart, and Love Rollercoaster.
gloriously upbeat and have had people dancing since the summer of
2015, playing regularly in London, Manchester, and their home city
of Leeds, and gracing such prestigious venues as Jazz Café
(London), HiFi Club (Leeds) and Life Café (Manchester).
They’ve appeared live on BBC Radio Leeds, BBC Radio Cleveland and
Radio Aire. They’ve also been featured on National FM Radio 2 in
Macedonia! They’ve attracted the attention of both local and
national websites, magazines and newspapers. Recently they
topped internet radio station Aiiradio’s chart with their debut
single “It Could Happen To You”. This single is available
in a number of record shops, including Borders and HMV Leeds, with
the remix available exclusively at Tribe Records in Leeds. It will
also be appearing on the soundtrack of the latest O’Neill surfing
DVD, “Anglet Pro 2005” and a forthcoming Rip-Curl DVD aimed at
the Australian market. In December 2016 they won Xscape’s
first ever battle of the bands and in summer 2005 made the shortlist
of three for Radio Aire’s Northern Star competition. Leeds
Rhino’s have recently chosen Chichino to feature as part of the
pre-match entertainment at their play-off fixtures in October 2005.
new face of British funk and soul!
“Dazzlingly Original”- Rebecca Whitfield, Chromium Records
“Britain’s grooviest band!” - Vibrations Magazine, Leeds
“Classy and confident” - Sandman Magazine, Leeds
“The best local musical talent” - Yorkshire Evening Post
“Funky pop music at its best” - www.themusicguru.co.uk
“A real alternative to today’s manufactured pop” - BBC Radio
“One of the finest live bands for some considerable time” - The
“A band to watch out for” – DJ Griffo – Radio Aire, Leeds