Category: Most Important

An Artist who Looks at the Stars: Richard Bona’s Interview

By: Estefanía Romero “Imagine an artist with Jaco Pastorious’s virtuosity, George Benson’s vocal fluidity, Joao Gilberto’s sense of song and harmony, all mixed up with African culture. Ladies and gentlemen, we bring you Richard Bona!” – Los Angeles Times With over 10 records, countless awards and collaborations with virtuosos such […]

“To Suffer with Jazz, to Dream with Jazz”: Tino Contreras

Por: Estefanía Romero Photographer (2018): Mónica García Does Mexican jazz exist? There are so many empty spaces in the history of this genre in our country that we just try to fill them with few pieces of literature and oral tradition. That is why I enjoyed so much the opportunity of visiting […]

Jazz Legends As Seen Through the Eyes of the Biographer: James Gavin

By Estefanía Romero His life is based on writing about what our music idols do, but this time he had to answer questions about his own life and wonderful work. James Gavin is one of the most interesting characters I’ve met in my life—not only because he has the deepest […]

The Inherent Spirituality in Music: Bill Laurance’s Exclusive

Bill Laurance is a great piano player, producer and composer. He’s well known for his work in Snarky Puppy, but you have to hear his music to understand all the qualities and reasons why he is one of the best musicians alive. We had a conversation backstage before his concert […]

Snarky Puppy? Michael League’s Exclusive Interview

By Estefanía Romero Michael League, the creator and director of Snarky Puppy, Bokanté and GroundUP Music, talked to us in an exclusive interview backstage before the third concert of Snarky Puppy’s tour in Latinamerica. And here are the news! -Snarky Puppy kicked cultural industry’s ass. Many people now like jazz […]