Brian Hardgroove ~ Santa Fe Brian Hardgroove works as a producer and educator. Most recently, he served as artist in residence at Santa Fe University of Art and Design, where he helped start the Artists for Positive Social Change program.
Andru Bemis ~ Carlsbad Andru Bemis is a folk and Americana musician from Carlsbad currently living in South Haven, Michigan. He performs on the banjo, violin, guitar and banjo-ukulele (which he calls a “banjolele”). Bemis lives a minimalist lifestyle, and
New Mexico Music Commission’s Student Musician Spotlight Featured Student: Morgan Settecerri ~ Albuquerque Morgan Settecerri is the May 2018 featured student in the New Mexico Music Commission’s Student Musician Spotlight series. Morgan is a senior at La Cueva High School.
Thomas Guralnick ~ Albuquerque Tom Guralnick has been an arts presenter and performing musician for more than 40 years. He has been a force of nature bringing more than 100 jazz concert events annually to New Mexico for nearly 30
Nacha Mendez ~ La Union | Santa Fe Nacha Mendez is pioneering the genre of World Latin music, drawing from the influences of her youth combined with the formal training she received during her world travels. Nacha grew up as
Malcom Yepa ~ Walatowa (Jemez Pueblo) From Walatowa (Jemez Pueblo), Malcom Yepa’s contribution to New Mexico’s music industry is prodigious and unique. Malcom is an accomplished musician as a singer, drummer and composer both in Native American Pueblo and Powwow