The new band from David Pack of Ambrosia and Fred Beato of Beato Bags.
BEATO BAND DEBUT ALBUM
Coming Feb 26, 2016!
EXCLUSIVE PRESALE ON NOW!
Beato Band's album pre-sale has begun! CLICK HERE to pre-order the physical CD and download - plus you can order t-shirts! Go to the music page to hear samples.
For those wanting to puchase specifically on iTunes, CLICK HERE to be added to an email alert list when that presale begins.
CLICK HERE to check out the amazing story about Fred and David's journey that appeared in their hometown paper The Daily Breeze on Christmas Day, as well as pre-reviews and quotes from industry leaders!
Stay tuned for release info about the "My Old Friend" music video coming soon!
JUST FOR FUN - 60's SURF ALBUM COVERS!
Growing up in Torrance, next door to the Beach Boys hometown of Hawthorne, Calif. Fred & David loved the old 60's surf albums.
Here are some of our favorites, SCROLL THROUGH, check 'em out!
We're missing several classics, so please send us some of your favorites (JPEGs) and we'll be happy to add them!
SOME OF OUR FAVORITES:
SNEAK PREVIEW VIDEO-
Songs and Stories
Click "play" our old, trusty Sylvania and like a pop-up video you'll get interesting stories and song lyric excerpts from our forthcoming Beato Band CD.
See if you can spot Beatles, Toto members, vintage Mosrite guitars, 60's Vox AC 30 amps, 70's Gretsch drums, 10 foot Martin 12 string, Chet Atkins early 60's guitar, scenes in South Beach, Miami, New York, Hollywood Bowl, San Clemente, Fred's garage; Grammys; Fred's truck, Famed percussionist-drummer Joe Porcaro, David's son....and your bird can sing!
You'll hear new original songs and classic covers, we hope will inspire you to want to hear more BEATO BAND!
CUBA BC - THE SONG THAT IS FRED'S TRUE LIFE STORY
Fred "Fernando" Beato was born in 1952 and raised in Cuba where his father played violin for the Cuban Philharmonic. Sadly his father passed away when Fred was young, then when Fidel Castro came to power and turned the idyllic Cuban island paradise into an oppressed Communist country, his widowed mother Cory selflessly sent Fred to Miami at age 10, alone, during Operation Pedro Pan (Peter Pan- sending kids to Neverland) to give him the chance for a better life. (Click below for more)
1968 - FRED AND DAVID'S BAND WINS U.S. BATTLE OF THE BANDS
Read the Symbols of Tyme Story
It was 1967 and young high school sophomore, drummer Fred Beato, had a vision to put a band together. Not just any band, but “his own” hand-chosen band. He was an unstoppable force with that hot Cuban blood and eye-of-the-tiger hunger who followed his instincts and managed to corral a bunch of multi-ethnic local musicians to form what would become the hottest band in the South Bay of Los Angeles.