The Richard Padrón Group is a Classic Cuban style jazz quartet, except the piano is replaced by a guitar. Not a common format, but I think it works rather well. In addition, we also include vocals in our ensemble. We like to integrate the vocals, and have them function more like an instrument than their traditional lead role. Although, inevitably the vocals have become an integral part of the ensemble. They are featured throughout, especially on the re-harmonization/arrangements of several Cuban Classics. These arrangements are not recorded yet, but we are playing them live.