Tribute to Yvonne Regalado

A talented soprano and very dear friend, Yvonne Regalado, passed away May 23rd, 2015. She was a long time collaborator and an adventurous and talented artist with a wonderful sense of humor. I first met her when I was music director of El Teatro Campesino in the early 90's. When I moved to LA and started my film and television career while staying involved in theater and live vocal performance, Yvonne was always on the top of the list of talent I would call upon to help me with my projects. Read More…

Tribute to Nati Cano

A few weeks ago, a man who did so much to advance the art of Mariachi, passed away. I’m talking about the great Nati Cano, an incredible musician, teacher, and leader of the incomparable Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano. I had the privilege meeting with Nati and Juan Morales, a member of Los Camperos and a phenomenal musician himself, back in 2004. Read More…