UNT Zebras Jazz Flamenco Project Wins DownBeat Student Awards

Sergio Pamies
The University of North Texas Zebras Jazz Flamenco Project has won several DownBeat Magazine Student Music Awards. The Flamenco Project is led by Spanish pianist and composer Sergio Pamies, who is is known for his fusion of flamenco and jazz forms. Pamies and the UNT Zebras have recorded an album titled Jazz Flamenco Project.

Line-up:

Li Xiaochuan, trumpet and flugel
Luke Brimhall, trombone
Adam Hutcheson, alto sax and flute
Alex Fraile, alto, tenor, and soprano saxes and flute
Mark De Hertogh, tenor sax and flute
Jacqueline Sotelo, voice
Michelle Alonso, voice and arrangements
Roberto Verastegui, piano
Ian Tucker, acoustic and electric basses
Jason Valdez, electric guitar
Colin Hinton, drums
José Aponte, percussion
Sergio Pamies, director, arrangements, percussion

Carol Chaves, interviews and video production

More at: jazz.unt.edu

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. He was also the executive producer of the first Latino feature film made in North Carolina titled “Los sueños de Angélica.”.

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