La XXIII edition of the International Jazz & Blues Festival de San Miguel de Allende, considered one of the most outstanding Festivals and with the longest trajectory in its kind in Mexico and one of the most important of all Latin America It is ready to delight all lovers of good music.
In this broadcast a link between Mexico y Colombia, presenting great figures in the best city in the world outside the US2017 by Conde Nast Traveler.
For the inauguration and having as main venue the historic Angela Peralta Theater, the day Wednesday November 15, a Double Concert, in which the duet will participate, "Jenny Beaujean and Benjamín García", voice and double bass (Jazz) and "The Billies", A Capella female jazz group composed of Leika Mochan, Claudia Arellano, Luz Varela, Citlalli Toledo, Ingrid Beaujean and Jenny Beaujean.
For Jewish 16 of Mayo, the extraordinary, "Sarah Reich" (Tap Dancer & Jazz), international dancer of Tap (interpreter, choreographer and instructor) of Los Angeles, California, USA. It is one of the new leaders of its kind worldwide. It was named as one of the "25 To Watch"In the journal article "Dance 2009" of the U.S. Since then, Sarah has been a dancer of the most requested in different Festivals and recently in the famous group "Postmodern Jukebox".
El November 17 Friday, we will have the American artist"Vanessa Collier Blues Band", (singer, saxophonist and composer) originally from Philadelphia, recently nominated for the Blues Music Award (BMA) of 2017. It's coming back from a European tour of 11 countries with "Ruf's Blues Caravan" and in the American Union along this 2017. Vanessa takes you through an energetic combination of Blues, Funk, Rock and Soul.
The double concert announced for theSaturday 18 Noviembre, will celebrate"Year Colombia - Mexico, 2017- 2018" with the special participation of the Group "Inguna Colombia Jazz Fusion", located in the city of Bogota, Colombito. Their proposal is to mix and reinterpret the Colombian musical tradition through the elements and sonorities of Jazz and contemporary music. They have been winners of several awards in composition and interpretation in Colombia.
As for the next group, it will be "Chris Bergson Blues Band", singer and guitarist NY,one of the most creative composers of modern blues music "(All Music Guide). Chris Bergson has shared the stage with BB King, Norah Jones and Etta James to name just a few.
And for the closing of the Festival, the November 19 Sunday, an extraordinary concert will be held "Tribute to Eric Clapton", led by the bassist Antonio Lozoya, ̈ * Beneficiary of the Scenic Creators Program with Trajectory, 2014 year of the National Fund for Culture and the Arts "and his group "Jazz & Blues Collective"With the participation of" Special Guests ".
In addition to the concerts, there will be a free Film Cycle at noon on the Santa Ana Theater de la Public Library (Insurgentes #25, Centro), with a selection of projections alluding to jazz and blues. The first screening will be Thursday 16 November, about the life of the pianist and singer Nina Simone, "Nina". The second will be held on Friday November 17, and it's about the life of the trumpeter and jazz singer Chet Baker, "Born to Be Blue", The third screening will be presented on November 19 Sunday and has the title"Cadillac Records", A story of how some of the blues musicians' recordings were carried out as well as the lives of some of its main exponents.
I invite you to visit the Festival page, where you can buy your tickets and get additional information.
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