Songs about New Mexico: ¡Arriba Nuevo México! written and performed by Roberto Griego (1978) Lyrics Soy un Nuevo Méxicano Y un verdadero Chicano Yo nací en un pueblo pequeño Muy humilde, pobre y sincero Y ahora les voy a cantar
Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts: Marc Neikrug ~ Santa Fe Recipient of the 2019 Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts, Marc Neikrug’s musical career has spanned over 54 years as a globally recognized concert pianist, composer, and
Notable New Mexican: 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
The Candyman Strings & Things ~ Santa Fe & Los Alamos The NM Music Commission Foundation is pleased to present the 2019 Lee Berk Foundation Award to Rand and Cindy Cook, owners of the Candyman Strings and Things, celebrating 50
Noberta Fresquez ~ Arabela | Deming | Albuquerque Noberta Fresquez is a 2019 Platinum Music Awards honoree. Originally from Deming and currently living in Albuquerque, Noberta is well known in the world of Mariachi throughout the United States and Mexico.
Bert Dalton ~ Santa Fe Bert Dalton is a 2019 Platinum Music Awards honoree. Originally from Chicago and living in Santa Fe for over 20 years, Bert is a renowned and versatile jazz pianist, arranger, educator, and producer, who has