Jazz in Mexico? Absolutely! Jazz is played all over the world. Big Band Jazz de México is one of the most popular groups of its type in the country.
Jazz is a type cultural music of African-Americans that emerged in the early twentieth century in the U.S. It is characterized by improvisation, syncopation, and usually a regular or forceful rhythm. Brass, woodwind instruments, and piano are associated with jazz. Styles include Dixieland, swing, bebop, and free jazz.
The Big Band Jazz de México is an orchestra founded in 1999 by musicians from Mexico City who wanted to promote jazz music in their country. Most of its members began their musical studies in the children’s and youth bands there. Many band members have also studied professionally at schools like the Escuela Naciónal de Música and the National Conservatory of Music of Mexico.
The band is now emerging on an international level. The group has participated in various jazz and music festivals in Mexico, appeared on television programs, and recorded live albums. Its repertoire includes many jazz standards along with other types of selections from tango, various Latin styles, and even popular music. Big Band Jazz de Mexico -Repertorio.
Enjoy some of these jazz classics!
Big Band Jazz de México – “Beyond the Sea”
Big Band Jazz de México – “God Bless the Child”
Big Band Jazz de México – “The Girl from Ipanema”
Big Band Jazz de México – “Di que no es verdad”
Big Band Jazz de México – “Voy a apagar la luz”
If you live in Mexico or plan to visit, you can look for concert dates and tickets at Ticketmaster: Big Band Jazz de México en Ticketmaster MX
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