Son Fusion Jazz Concert at the Crypt
Mano a Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders
Son Fusion Jazz
Concert at the Crypt
Saturday, March 5, 2016 • 7:00pm
The Crypt Chapel
550 W. 155th Street. New York, NY 10032
(Train #1 to 157th Street, Train C to 155th Street)
For the first time in New York, Laura Rebolloso and the Ensamble
Marinero present their unique and original musical work, with pieces
that include son, fusion, jazz and chamber music. They will be joined
for this special occasion by Joel Cruz Castellanos, member of the renowned son jarocho group Los Cojolites, nominated twice to a Grammy Award.
Come and enjoy an evening of music and magic, where the traditional merges with other rhythms to create something truly unmatched.
This will be a two part concert: a set of fusion and a set of traditional Son Jarocho music.
Joel Cruz Castellanos
Alonso Blanco (keyboard)
Laura Rebolloso graduated from the Universidad Veracruzana's School of Music. She is cofounder of the group Son de Madera and has over 15 years of musical experience in the son jarocho style. She has received several important grants and fellowships as a composer, and has recorded two albums, “Cascabel en mis Venas” (2011) and “…por la Esperanza de México” (2013). She teaches workshops on musicality in Mexico as well as in the United States. In her work, she explores the relationship between son jarocho, jazz, and chamber music, among others.
Joel Cruz Castellanos is a member of Los Cojolites, a son jarocho band that has been nominated twice to a Grammy Award for Best Regional Mexican Music Album (2013 and 2016). He began his musical studies at a very young age and, aside from being a professional musician, he currently works as a cultural promoter, focusing his efforts in preserving and strengthening the musical traditions from the Tuxtlas region and the Itsmo in Veracruz. He also teaches workshops in different instruments, such as jarana, leona, and violin.
Thank you to our Supporters
A Taste of Mexico is supported by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council - special thanks to City Council Member Mark Levine for his support.
Mano a Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders is supported in part, by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the NYS Legislature.
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