[JPL] Mexican Musicians

Larry Appelbaum jumpmonk at hotmail.com
Tue May 5 19:00:21 EDT 2009


For Spanish-language readers, Alain Derbez's book might be particularly useful and worth tracking down. Here's his overview, based on the book's introduction: 
http://www.jazzhouse.org/nlib/index.php?read=derbez2

Larry

> Date: Tue, 5 May 2009 18:47:48 -0400
> Subject: Re: [JPL] Mexican Musicians
> From: jazzpromo at earthlink.net
> To: jazzproglist at jazzweek.com
> 
> Peter...I posted on my list:
> 
> 
> Here¹s what I received:
> 
> Ernie Caceres was born in Texas but he and his two brothers were of Mexican
> descent and were active in jazz. Ernie was with Glenn Miller most
> prominently but also w, Goodman, Hackett, Teagarden, Tell him to look at
> page 103 in he Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz. IRA Gitler
> 
> 
> > Does anyone know the names of some Mexican musicians that worked in American
> > swing bands in the 30's or forties or the name of a Mexican group that
> > played swing? One of my colleagues asked me about this and I have no ideas.
> > 
> > Thanks
> > Peter
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