STACEY JOY

Stacey Joy's heritage, like her music, is a 'mix of almost everything'.
She worked her way around the world, seeking out the music that reflected the stories, souls, hopes and fears of every day people - from the searing rhythms of Brazil to the haunting ballads of the high Andes and celtic traditions to the folk, blues, swing and native songs of her homeland.
Stacey Joy's breakthrough album, The Journey Unfolds, was nominated in four categories at the prestigious New Mexico Music Awards in 2017, including Best of the Year, Best Singer/Songwriter, Best Recording Engineer and Best Americana. She went on to win the award for Best Americana Artist with her song, Breathing Light.

 

PATRICIO PEÑA

Born in the city of Querétaro, he began his musical studies in the conservatory with studies in organ baroque and piano. His learning of jazz begins in 2005 under the direction of pianist David Gómez Oropeza and later with pianists Gabriel Hernández (Cuba) and Pepe Rivero (Madrid, Spain). From 2007 to 2011 he performs as a pianist and musical director of Latin American Grammy winner singer-songwriter and Alberto Cortéz, performing more than 90 concerts in countries such as Argentina, Chile, Dominican Republic, Colombia, Ecuador, Spain, Mexico, Puerto Rico and the United States. He later performed as a pianist for the California trombonist orchestra Sean Dalton performing in various cities in Japan, South Korea and China.

 

 

ANTONIO LOZOYA

Bachelor of Music (jazz), School of Music, National Institute of Fine Arts, Mexico City. Lozoya has performed in festivals in Mexico, Cuba and the United States, accompanied by prominent jazz personalities such as Dave Pike, Bob Sheppard, John Ronstadt, Randy Bernsen, Roberto Vizcaino, Dennis Perrier, John Lefwitch (bass quintet), Daline Jones, Francisco Mela, Art Lande, Paul McCandless, Othello Molineaux, Brice Wi ston, and many others. He has backed-up singers Lila Downs, Magos Herrera and Iraida Noriega, and accompanied Dutch pianist Bert Van Der Been in an original musical production. Since 1999 he has produced many concerts throughout Mexico with his group "San Miguel Jazz Cats".
Since 1997 he has worked in many capacities for the International Jazz Festival of San Miguel de Allende, including musician, director of education, musical director, and producer. For five years he has delivered a series of concerts and didactic lectures on the history and appreciation of jazz at the festival. In 2006, Lozoya reactivated the festival and added blues performances to the program. Since then he has directed of the International Jazz and Blues Festival of San Miguel de Allende. For his work, Lozoya was the 2014

 

RICK SHLOSSER

He had his professional education as a drummer at Berklee School of Music, Boston, United States from 1967 to 1970. His first recording was a demo for Andy Pratt, "Avenging Annie" in 1970 and later at Colum- bia Records in 1973. It was the first drummer of "Edgar Winter White Trash" in 1970, soon moved to Northern California in 1971, playing "Wild Night" and "Jackie Wilson Said" by Van Morrison Live and worked with him until late 1972 , recording three albums, "Tupelo Honey", "St. Dominic's Preview" and "Hard Nose the Highway". He participated with Boz Scaggs from 1973 to 1975 and moved to Los Angeles in 1976, recording with Rod Stewart "Tonight's the Night" in 1977, making an important career in music recording in Los Angeles. Some of his most famous recordings are: "How You Gonna See Me Now" with Alice Cooper, "Deja Vu" with Dionne Warwick, "9 to 5" with Dolly Parton, "Endless Love" with Diana Ross and Lionel Ritchie, "Through the Years "by Kenny Rogers," Oh No "The Commodors," Everyday "with James Taylor, to name a few.