El Payo is a Rumba/Nuevo Flamenco-Fused group based in Chicago. Itsmembers come from diverse ethnic backgrounds, hailing from countriessuch as Mexico, Ecuador, Columbia and the United States. Their distinctsound is influenced by a rich combination of rumbas, traditional andmodern flamenco, as well Flamenco-fused original compositions. Theirdynamic, soulful sound is usually accompanied by intense flamenco danceperformances.