ESTUDIANTINA DE ALAMOS

  ESTUDIANTINAS of ALAMOS The Estudiantinas are a benchmark of the January music festival called FAOT (Festival de  Alfonso Ortiz Tirado).  FAOT is put on by the Sonoran Cultural Institute. Year after year it celebrates Dr. Alfonso Ortiz Tirado, in this southern city of the state of Sonora.  With 23 years of experience and fifteen…

Activities

Professional Tour Companies This professional tour company in Alamos offers birding and natural history tours of the area. For further information, tour itineraries and schedules contact:Solipaso Excursions – David and Jennifer MacKay Birding in Alamos Alamos is located on the edge of the world’s most northern extent of Tropical Deciduous Forest, and the southern extent…

Doc Jones Brings Jazz to Alamos,Mexico

Doc Jones brought his saxophone and introduced New Orleans Jazz to the Alamos Community.  He was also there to investigate the possibility of organizing an annual  International Jazz Day event in Alamos.    Each afternoon, Doc participated in the city sponsored music lessons for the youth and citizens of Alamos at their Casa de la…

Excursions

Aduana The mining town of Aduana, 8 km west of Alamos, is rich in history from the times when Aduana’s mines made Alamos rich. The historic church dates from 1630. A “miracle cactus” grows high on the west wall of the church. The stones beneath are saturated with wax from offering candles. Aduana’s Fiesta de…

Healing Arts Retreats

Alamos is a harmonious blend of color, music, smiles and lush vegetation…a supportive environment to expand one’s awareness by connecting with nature, art and self. Alamos, Sonora is an excellent location for gatherings and retreats. Annually offerings have included Evolutionary Reiki, DolphinHeart Seaside Camp, Process Painting Workshop, Iyengar Yoga Intensives, Women’s Wellness plus Belly Dancing…

INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY 2016 WORLDWIDE CELEBRATION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 30, 2016 INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY 2016 WORLDWIDE CELEBRATION CULMINATES WITH TELEVISED ALL-STAR GLOBAL CONCERT HOSTED BY PRESIDENT OBAMA AND MICHELLE OBAMA Thousands of International Jazz Day 2016 Performances and Education Programs Paying Tribute to Jazz Are Presented in Global Host City Washington, D.C. and 195 Countries on All 7 Continents Paris…

PRESIDENT OBAMA AND MICHELLE OBAMA HOST INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY

PRESIDENT OBAMA AND MICHELLE OBAMA TO HOST INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY 2016 ALL-STAR GLOBAL CONCERT AT THE WHITE HOUSE FEATURING HERBIE HANCOCK, STING, ARETHA FRANKLIN, TROMBONE SHORTY, DIANA KRALL, AL JARREAU, HUGH MASEKELA, BUDDY GUY, CHICK COREA, WAYNE SHORTER, PAT METHENY AND MANY OTHERS All-Star Global Concert Will Be Televised on ABC on April 30 for…

The Dominguez Family, Alamos Own

Int’l Jazz day Exe, Director Carlos Palomares, Doc Jones, Manuel Dominguez and his son Luis Dominguez. The Dominguez was led by sax player Manuel Dominquez. He is the father to Luis, keyboards and sax, and Roberto who played a mean bass. Their family home was the old cine in town. One of their sisters was…

UNESCO SHOWS SUPPORT FOR DOC JONES

December 16, 2015 Dear Sir or Madam: On April 30, 2016, the world will celebrate International Jazz Day in recognition of jazz as a force for peace, intercultural dialogue and cooperation. In 2013, 2014, and 2015, organizers from over 190 countries produced a record number of events. This makes Jazz Day one of the fastest…