Nov 15 | Whitney Shay Blues Band

Angela Peralta Theatre | 7 P.M.
Mesones #82, Centro, San Miguel de Allende

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WHITNEY SHAY BLUES BAND | US

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With sparkly dresses, fiery tresses, and a talent rivaled only by her unstoppable hustle, Whitney Shay is one #busylittlesinger. The four-time San Diego Music Award winner (including 2019 Artist of the Year) and 2019 Blues Music Award nominee is scorching stages at home and internationally.

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Shay’s latest release, A Woman Rules the World, is receiving high praise from music critics who are calling the singer “a future blues icon” (Blues Matters!), “one of the next best things in soul music” (Blues and Rhythm Magazine), and “the epitome of a rising star” (Elmore Magazine). The album landed on several notable music media lists, including: Top Albums of the Year in Blues Music Magazine, France’s Soul Bag Mag, and top ratings in Norway’s Bluesnews Magazine and Germany’s Magazin bluesnews. Shay’s tracks have also been placed in TV/film, including shows on NBC, HBO, Bravo, BET, and Tyler Perry’s A Madea Family Funeral. Whether in studio, on screen, or stage, Whitney Shay’s electric energy, soulful style, and powerhouse pipes keep listeners connected and coming back for more.

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SPECIAL GUESTS

Pablo González | Piano & Keyboards
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Pablo González Olaya, born in Mexico City, is a composer, pianist and arranger He studied music at Music City College, graduating with honors. As a piano performer. He studied 3 postgraduate courses at the Nucleo school Composition Integral, in Mexico City. He has participated as a composer in different projects among which highlights: short films, commercials, contemporary dances among others.

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Throughout his career as a pianist he has been part of various jazz groups and played the genres of soul and funk. His career has led him to accompany singers, among which stands out his participation with Rosa Rodríguez, voice principal of the group “Mocedades”, with whom he would later record and produce a solo record. For six years, he has been a keyboard player for the famous group Spanish, “Mocedades”; with whom he has made several tours. It is currently part of the Manzanero shared tour | Mocedades.

Julián Arcos | Guitar
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Independent professional musician, originally from Mexico City and based in San Miguel de Allende, with extensive experience of musical genres such as Blues, Jazz, Rock, Funk. 

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Guitarist leader of the group Vudu Chile with whom he has appeared in various Festivals. His study of Gypsy music in the style of Django Reinhardt has been particularly one of the styles he likes to play and share.

Antonio Lozoya | Bass & Musical Direction
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He was born in Mexico City, bassist with a bachelor Jazz Degree; educator, producer, promoter, arranger and composer. He has performed at various Festivals in Mexico, Cuba and the United States, accompanying prominent personalities such as: Dave Pike, Paul McCandless, Othello Molineaux, Lila Downs, Magos Herrera, Karrin Allison, Art Lande, Erik Alexander, Sarah Reich, among others.

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In 1996 he began collaborating in the San Miguel de Allende International Jazz Festival in various areas such as: musician, director of the educational area, musical director and producer. In 2006, with Teresa Urtusástegui they reactivated the International Jazz Festival and added the Blues style, taking charge of its general direction. Since then he has produced several concerts inviting the participation of prominent figures from the Jazz and Blues scene such as: Joey Calderazzo Trio, Antonio Sánchez Trio, Tuck and Patti, Betsy Pecanins, Magos Herrera, Sarah Reich (Postmodern Jukebox), Karrin Allison, David Sanchez Quartet, Peter Bernstein Jazz Quartet, among others. He has produced several concerts with his group “San Miguel Jazz Cats” at the International Cervantino Festival and in various locations in the country. For ten years he has performed concerts as a musician and musical director, presenting different musical proposals related to jazz and blues. Beneficiary of the Scenic Creators with Trajectory Program, 2014-2017 of the National Fund for Culture and the Arts.

Rick Schlosser | Drums
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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.

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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.