Riviera Maya Jazz Festival 2010

Playa del Carmen will again to enjoy the perfect stage of musical notes of the most distinguished representatives of international music with the first performance on the beach May 29th in Mamita’s Beach.

Performers Caro Montes, Phil Perry and Brian McKnight, will experience the charm of playing in this spectacular place.

The festival takes place in November, but this year they are going to have 3 performers for a one day only event on the 29th of May.

Mamita’s Beach is the place to celebrate this season the beginning of the Jazz Festival, with its spectacular views and strategic location. This site will host concerts where both locals and tourists will be able to enjoy the Rhythm & Blues.

The evolution of Jazz Festival in the Riviera Maya has been going on for 8 years, influenced by the quality of the artists who have performed in this event. Nowadays, this festival is considered one of the most important events in its type in the world.

The Mexican singer, Caro Montes will be responsible for opening the Jazz Festival on 29 May. She performed in 2005, 2007, 2008 and 2009 sharing the stage with Fernando and Eugenio Toussaint, Luis Conte, Dirk Freymuth and Mark Anderson.

The second guest will be Phil Perry, a talented exponent of Smooth Jazz, who has shown his ability to interpret classic songs, as well as being an excellent songwriter, and has become one of the most beloved artists of our time. He has been working with major music icons like Leon Haywood, Anita Baker, Dave Koz, George Duke, Barbara Streisand, Roberta Flack. Johnny Mathis, Bill Withers, The Pointer Sisters, Freddie Hubbard, Bobby Womack, Wil Downing, Johnny Mathis and Bill Withers.

To close the event on this day, the perform of Brian McKnight, producer, composer and singer, born in the late sixties in a family of musicians from Buffalo, USA. He began his musical career playing local gigs and writing original pieces. His first single “The Way Love Goes,” was a hit on the chart.. He has 16 Grammy nominations, as well as working with music personalities as Mase, Puff Daddy, Mary J. Blige, Vanessa Williams, Mariah Carey, Boyz II Men or Quincy Jones. Brian is a musician known for his versatility as he plays the piano, trumpet, electric and acoustic guitar.

The Festival will take place 25 to 28 November 2010.

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