Jarocho in Chicago enters a new phase with the group “Chicago Sones Collective”. Me encantó entrevistar este grupo de jóvenes que tiene una nueva visión del jarocho. Read here/Pueden enterarse aquí acerca del nuevo Jarocho del Chicago Sones Collective.
It was an enormous pleasure to interview Diana Hinojosa about her book and music project, “Pablo´s Fandango”, for a feature I did for WBEZ. The book will launch with a performance May 22 at La Decima Musa. If you are interested in purchasing the book, please send an email through the contact list at encanto [...]
What a treat the World Music Festival was this year! Every act I saw was of the most extraordinary quality, musical artistry at the highest level from all over the world… Of course, I focused on Latino acts and was delighted to hear Son de Madera from Veracruz bring their percussive son jarocho to our [...]
It’s been a little hectic! but wonderful. I hosted and produced another feature for Chicago Public Radio, about the music of “Al son que me toques, Lorca”, which kicks off the Latino Theater Festival at the Goodman and showcases traditional Mexican music in the adaptation written and directed by the talented Laura Crotte. I’ll share [...]
TOMORROW night!! Our very own SONES DE MÉXICO at the renowned monthly Colibrí Fandango. The gallery is located, of course! on 18th Street in the heart of Pilsen. No se pierdan el grupo Chicaguense SONES DE MÉXICO en el reconocido Fandango mensual de la Galería Colibrí ubicada en… por supuesto, la Calle 18. A little [...]
here in Chicago we had the amazing blessing tonight of opening the first Mexican and Latino Book Fair with the presence of Son Luna, from Tlacotalpan, Veracruz (see picture) whose principal singer, dancer and choreographer Ernesto Luna will be continuing his instrumental role in the staging of the play that will open the Goodman Theatre´s [...]