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About the Music Commission

Welcome to the New Mexico Music Commission. The commission is made up of a diverse cross-section of New Mexico citizens representing all facets of our state’s musical community; education, performance, production, recording, and support services. As is benefiting New Mexico,

Celebrating New Mexico’s Music

Celebrating New Mexico’s Music

Showcasing New Mexico’s Extraordinary Talent. The New Mexico Music Commission is honored to showcase the rich and diverse talents of our state’s music industry. We proudly feature our state’s award winners, through the Governor’s Arts Awards and the Music Commission’s

New Mexico Music Directory

New Mexico Music Directory

A Clearinghouse of New Mexico’s Music Industry. The New Mexico Music Directory is an online listing of New Mexico performing artists and businesses supporting the music industry in New Mexico. The directory serves to connect artists and businesses with individuals

Latest News

  • Blaskey, Lindy

    Blaskey, Lindy

    Lindy Blaskey ~ Albuquerque While they never broke big on the national charts, Lindy Blaskey and his band the Lavells were one of the most popular bands in the Southwest during the mid-’60s garage rock explosion. The band’s frantic and
  • Land of Enchantment – Jesse Cann (2019)

    Land of Enchantment – Jesse Cann (2019)

    Songs About New Mexico: Land of Enchantment written and performed by Jesse Cann (2019) Land of Enchantment is track 2 of the 2019 album release, “A New Song” by Jesse Cann. It’s a dreamy and beautiful Latin jazz-flavored reminiscence of
  • Music Commission to Meet in Albuquerque

    Music Commission to Meet in Albuquerque

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 6, 2019 Contact: Thomas Goodrich, Commission Administrator Phone: 505-827-6454 Thomas.Goodrich@state.nm.us New Mexico Music Commission to Meet in Albuquerque August 13, 2019 Santa Fe – The New Mexico Music Commission will hold a meeting on Tuesday, August 13, 2019
  • Music Commission to Meet in Albuquerque

    Music Commission to Meet in Albuquerque

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 1, 2019 Contact: Thomas Goodrich, Commission Administrator Phone: 505-827-6454 Thomas.Goodrich@state.nm.us New Mexico Music Commission to Meet in Albuquerque February 12, 2019 Santa Fe – The New Mexico Music Commission will hold a meeting on Tuesday, February 12, 2019
  • Rose, Zea ~ cello

    Rose, Zea ~ cello

    New Mexico Music Commission’s Student Musician Spotlight Featured Student: Zea Rose ~ Albuquerque Zea Rose is a 17 year old senior at Albuquerque High School.  With no prior music experience, she began her study of cello at the age of