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
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
New Mexico Music Commission’s Student Musician Spotlight Featured Student: Sydney Chapman ~ Farmington | Kirtland Sydney Chapman has been playing the trumpet with the Kirtland schools for the past 8 years, 4 years with the San Juan College (SJC) Symphonic
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.