INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY FOUNDATION APPOINTS CARLOS PALOMARES EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF IT’S ALAMOS MEXICO DIVISION

Congratulation Senior Carlos! International Jazz Day Foundation is honored to announce it’s newly appointed Executive Director of its Alamos/Hermosillo Sonora Mexico Division. Senior Carlos Palomares will spearhead the foundation’s 2017 production of the UNSECO 6th Annual International Jazz Day AZ Festival (1st in Alamos/ Hermosillo) efforts in this important part of Mexico. Work has already…

MEXICO’S JAZZ SCENE A HISTORY THAT EXPANDS

BY JOSE GURRIA-CARDENAS (GURRIBATERA@YAHOO.COM) Trying to indentify something so liquid and ever changing as the jazz scene in Mexico is daunting. Because of lack of space and thorough study on the matter, the scene is complex and multilayered. Given this richness, I would like to share the Mexican “shape of jazz to come,” with a…

PUERTO PEÑASCO FIRST FAMILY WELCOME JAZZ LOVERS

The highly anticipated  International Jazz day Jazz Festival in Rocky Point was a total success. The 1st Int’l Jazz day annual festival  brought together hundreds of jazz lovers from  Arizona for two days of jazz performances by award-winning artists. The festival took place April 22 – 23, 2016, with events at El Pinacate & Melacon. This year’s…

Escuela Municipal de Musica de Puerto Peñasco Community

The Municipal School of Music opened the registration process for all those children and youth interested in playing an instrument or singing skills have to join the choir of the institution. The director of the German school teacher Esquer Delgado reported that the enrollment period began on August 6 and will end on day 15, while…

Puerto Penasco Urban Artist Guillermo Munro Colosio

Since its explosion onto city walls and subway cars in the 1970s, the increasing popularity of graffiti as an art form has won commercial success for its artists and a regular presence in pop culture and the contemporary art world. A new book, ‘The History of American Graffiti,’ comprehensively documents the evolution of this often…

What is International Jazz Day AZ Foundation?

The Foundation Greeting friends, lover of jazz, and supporters of International Jazz Day,this day was created back in 2011 by Unesco and Herbie Hancock. International Jazz Day AZ was born 2012, because of the efforts the founder here in Arizona, DR. William “Doc” Jones, Music Educator/Jazz Musician this “Real Jazz” festival has turned into a…