Saturday, April 14, 2012
Albuquerque Journal Theatre
$17, $22, $27 w/ $5 off for students, seniors, NHCC members
This special concert honors the late Lorenzo Pimentel for his contributions of world-class custom guitars to musicians worldwide, and also honors Josefina Pimentel for her role in making Lorenzo's dream come true. Lorenzo and Josefina Pimentel, along with their sons, have created Pimentel & Sons Guitar Makers, Inc. in Albuquerque. They represent a successful Hispanic family that has kept a family tradition strong, handing down its talents from generation to generation both in music and guitar making and in giving back to the community.
The stellar concert line-up includes Hector Pimentel y Leyenda, Gustavo Pimentel, Mariachi Fiesta Ranchera, Cosmic Jazz Trio, Watermelon Jug Band, Chuy Martínez and Los Trinos, Harry Irizarry, Hector Garcia, Lewie Wickham, Syric, the John Truitt Ensemble, Trio Bravo with Ambrose Rivera, Los Primos, Quemozo, and Up a Creek.