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CONGRATULATION CARLOS PALOMARES ON YOUR NEW APPOINTMENT

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…

Rocky Point people – Puerto Penasco Armando Noriega Jazz Icon

Rocky Point people – Armando Noriega Local Jazz great Armando ‘Kennedy’ Noriega performs new works at the 2015 International Cervantino Festival in Puerto Penasco. This month we saw a return of the International Cervantino Festival to Rocky Point. This was the only event in Northern Mexico that was a an extension of the Cervantino Festival,…

INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY 2016 WORLDWIDE CELEBRATION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 30, 2016 INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY 2016 WORLDWIDE CELEBRATION CULMINATES WITH TELEVISED ALL-STAR GLOBAL CONCERT HOSTED BY PRESIDENT OBAMA AND MICHELLE OBAMA Thousands of International Jazz Day 2016 Performances and Education Programs Paying Tribute to Jazz Are Presented in Global Host City Washington, D.C. and 195 Countries on All 7 Continents Paris…

Doc and Nayo

DOC & NAYO JONES BRINGS DOWN THE HOUSE

NAYO JONES BRINGS THE FLAVOR OF NEW ORLEANS TO PUERTO PEÑASCO ( ROCKY POINT) MEXICO FOR HER FATHER’S DOC JONES FIRST ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY FESTIVAL CELEBRATION ON APRIL 22 & 23. There was a brief moment when the festival goes in Puerto Peñasco Mexico thought they were at the New Orleans Jazz Fest when…

UNESCO SHOWS SUPPORT FOR DOC JONES

December 16, 2015 Dear Sir or Madam: On April 30, 2016, the world will celebrate International Jazz Day in recognition of jazz as a force for peace, intercultural dialogue and cooperation. In 2013, 2014, and 2015, organizers from over 190 countries produced a record number of events. This makes Jazz Day one of the fastest…

Jazz Clubs in Mexico

Mexico BAHIA DE BANDERAS Encore Restaurant and Lounge. Avenida del Pacifico #15, Bucerias Centro, Banderas Bay, Riviera Nayarit. Tel: (52)-329-298-0250 [Live jazz at Encore is a new concept in Bucerias’ live music scene and maybe the whole of Banderas Bay. Encore singer/owner Armi Grano has shown her versatility by working with different musical configurations at…

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Mariachi Month – A Rationale for Mariachi Music Education

By Valerie Johnson 4/13/2011 11:46:00 AM Selected from Mariachi Mastery – Score (Edition 112F) by Jeff Nevin & Noé Sánchez Mariachi is no longer just a “folk” music: its rich history and diverse repertoire of songs help establish it as a legitimate art form worthy of formal study. Until now, no systematic and comprehensive approach…