Maranta is a music band currently consists of four musicians: Ivan Gracia (guitar), Marcel Costa (bass), Marc Alexandri (leading voice) and Jordi Riera (drums) that after a time of some changes they have polish this project as any good work deserves.
The name of "Maranta" was chosen by the band and it refers to a plant native to Amazonas, still venerate by natives because of its strenght. Its a plant that grows in the hostile conditions from the jungle, and its able to survive in any field. This is Maranta spirit, grow strong and plentiful, with young and fresh personality, creating music for any audience.
All started in 2010, when Marc has some pieces already written willing to put in motion. With the help of the other musicians, the dream come true.
In August 2011 they record the first CD and within a moth, with a lot of work they start performing the songs. Big performances accompanied by recognized musicians as Itaka Band, Lenakay (former member of Ojos de Brujo), D'Callaos, Bongo Botrako, etc... This is the path that lets them take strenght to keep believing in their project, delivering faigth, positive toughts and good music.