SMJF 2018 Program

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We are pleased to present 2018 San Miguel Jazz Festival 24ª edition. One of the most outstanding and experienced in its kind in Mexico and one of the most important in Latinamerica. Enjoy!

CONCERTS

NOV 14   

8 P.M.  –  Angela Peralta Theater
Hot Club de San Miguel “Gypsy Jazz”

For the opening on Wednesday 14th, we have the group «Hot Club of San Miguel» (Pedro Cartas – Violin, Julian Arcos-Guitar, Noe Cobos-Guitar and Antonio Lozoya-bass), “Gypsy Swing – Jazz Manouche”, paying tribute to the French guitarist Django Reihardt, with the participation of special guest, guitarist Eli Doney.


NOV 15   

8 P.M.  –  Angela Peralta Theater
Gaea Schell and Jaime Valle “Bossa Nova Celebration”

On Thursday 15th, we will celebrate the 60th Anniversary of Bossa Nova, with singer and multi instrumentalist Gaea Schell and guitarist Eduardo Piastro, both with extensive professional experience in the United States and Mexico, respectively.


NOV 16   

8 P.M.  –  Angela Peralta Theater
Chris Bergson and Elis Hooks “Blues Band”

On Friday 16th, singer and guitarist Chris Bergson will perform with his Blues Band, and special guest singer Ellis Hooks, both from New York City.


NOV 17   

8 P.M.  –  Angela Peralta Theater
Karrin Allyson “Jazz Quartet”

On Saturday November 17th, we have one of the most representative singers of the current international jazz scene presenting her most recent album, nominated for the Grammy Award, Karrin Allyson, also from New York City.


NOV 18   

7 P.M.  –  Angela Peralta Theater
Antonio Lozoya J & B Collective “Motown Music”

For the closing concert of the Festival on Sunday 18th, we will present the music of the 1960s and 1970s, with influences from Blues, Gospel, Soul, R & B and Jazz. “The Motown Music”, featuring the music of Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Smokey Robinson and Marvin Gaye, among others. Antonio Lozoya will be in charge of this project on the bass and for musical direction with his band “Jazz & Blues Collective” with special guests.

FREE ACTIVITIES

NOV 14   

12 h  –  Santa Ana Theatre / Public Library
Film screenings: Jazz y Blues


NOV 15   

12 h  –  Santa Ana Theatre / Public Library
Film screenings: Jazz y Blues


NOV 16   

12 h  –  Santa Ana Theatre / Public Library
Jazz Workshop

 

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