Herman Méndez

Herman Méndez

Bands: Solo ArtistInstruments: El Tronido GuitarrónBio:  My first exposure to the deep sound of the guitarrón was at our Mexican family fiestas. There was often a musical group performing mariachi music, and the guitarrón served as the bass voice of the ensemble. The...
Jeff Young

Jeff Young

FollowFollowFollow Bands: Solo Artist, Songwriter, Producer & DJInstruments: El Esta’ndar Bajo Quinto Gold Sparkle | El Artista GuitarBio: Jeff Young is the lead guitarist on Megadeth’s platinum-selling classic album, So Far, So Good… So What! Jeff also...
Max Baca

Max Baca

FollowFollow Bands: Los Texmaniacs, Smithsonian Folkways Recording ArtistInstruments: El Esta’ndar Bajo Quinto | El Esta’ndar Bajo Quinto Black Flame Maple | El Esta’ndar Bajo Quinto Gold Sparkle | El Patrón Bajo Quinto Transparent Blue | El Músico Non-Cutaway Bajo...
Trio Sol de Amores

Trio Sol de Amores

FollowFollowFollow Bands: Trio Sol de AmoresInstruments: Violin | El Maestro Cutaway Guitar | El Tronido Guitarron | Quetzal VihuelaBio: Trio Sol de Amores is made up of three sisters – Belinda, Lilian, and Dolce – that love to play all types of...
Blackbird Studio & Academy

Blackbird Studio & Academy

Blackbird Studio FollowFollow Blackbird Academy FollowFollow Instruments: El Músico Non-Cutaway Bajo Quinto | El Esta’ndar Bajo Quinto Gold SparkleBio: The Blackbird Studio is the ultimate marriage between cutting edge and vintage. What originally began as an idea of...
Rebecca Schlappich

Rebecca Schlappich

FollowFollowFollow Bands: Mariachi El Bronx, Mariachi Divas, Ben Harper Instruments: El Patrón Bajo Quinto Transparent Red | El Murcielago Thin Line Bajo Quinto | Violin Bio: Violinist Rebecca Schlappich has been traversing the world for the past decade,...
Cassandra Sotos

Cassandra Sotos

FollowFollowFollowFollow Bands: Solo Artist & Songwriter Instruments: Violin Bio: Cassandra “Cat” Sotos is an artist, songwriter and international-touring violinist, known primarily for her live and studio work in country, rock, pop, and...
Lorenzo Martinez

Lorenzo Martinez

Bands: Los Texmaniacs, Conjunto Los Pochos Instruments: El Maestro Electric Cutaway Guitar Bio: Lorenzo Martinez is an American musician who won the Grammy Award for the Best Tejano Album in 2009, for his work with Los Texmaniacs on “Borders Y Bailes”. He grew up in...
Anthony Perez

Anthony Perez

FollowFollowFollow Bands: Solo Artist & ProducerInstruments: El Esta’ndar Bajo Quinto Black Flame Maple |  El Murcielago Thin Line Bajo QuintoBio: Latin Grammy Award Winner Anthony Perez is originally from the small town of Devine, TX. Since the age of 11,...
Juan Treviño

Juan Treviño

FollowFollowFollowFollow Bands: Singer/Songwriter & ProducerInstruments: El Esta’ndar Bajo Quinto Gold Sparkle | El Esta’ndar Bajo Quinto Natural Mahogany | El Músico Bajo Quinto | El Músico Non-Cutaway Bajo Quinto | El Murcielago Thin Line Bajo Quinto...
H. Jimenez announces Official Family of Artists

H. Jimenez announces Official Family of Artists

H. Jimenez Instruments was introduced at the NAMM Show in January of 2014.  We were not prepared for the overwhelming support and acceptance that the market and players have shown. As the instruments became more available in music stores, appeared on large stages, in...
Mario Quintero

Mario Quintero

FollowFollowFollowFollow Bands: Los Tucanes De Tijuana Instruments: El Maestro Electric Guitar Bio: With their luggage filled with dreams, they left their homeland Sinaloa, each one in different dates, several years ago and by fate they all arrived to the most visited...
Aly Tadros

Aly Tadros

FollowFollowFollowFollow Bands: Aly Tadros Instruments: El Quetzal Vihuela Bio: Take Norah Jones’ tone, Fiona Apple’s growl, and Ani Difranco’s honesty –  and you’ve got Aly Tadros. The NY-based songstress has performed over 800...
Ruben Guaderrama

Ruben Guaderrama

Follow Bands: The Blazers / Educator Instruments: El Murcielago LBQ3TLE Thin Line Bajo Quinto Bio: As co-founder of “The Blazers” Ruben Guaderrama was instrumental in bridging the gap of genres by blending Rock & Roll, Rhythm & Blues, Cumbias, Boleros...
Haydn Vitera

Haydn Vitera

FollowFollowFollowFollow Bands: Vitera / Asleep at the Wheel / Tequilla Rock Revolution Instruments: El Quetzal LV2  Vihuela / El Maestro LG3CE  Guitar Bio: Austin Latino rocker and multi-instrumentalist Haydn Vitera was a member of 10-time Grammy winners Asleep At...
Louie Mendez

Louie Mendez

Follow Bands: Los Rock Angels / Los Dados Instruments: Voz de Trio Electric Requinto Bio: Louie Mendez is a professional musician/actor/ composer, and music producer from Los Angeles, California. Louie has performed, recorded, shared the stage with, and...
Cultural Engagement Through Mariachi

Cultural Engagement Through Mariachi

By Jory Tindall, Director of Educator Services, Kennelly Keys Music  Mariachi is not a genre generally synonymous with public school music education. However, Ramon Rivera and his Wenatchee High School Mariachi Huenachi ensemble of trumpets, violins, guitars, vihuela,...
Mario Quintero Lara Plays H. Jimenez Live At NAMM 2014

Mario Quintero Lara Plays H. Jimenez Live At NAMM 2014

Los Tucanes de Tijuana performed live on the HOHNER Stage at the 2014 winter NAMM Show in Anaheim CA. Lead vocalist Mario Quintero Lara played the El Murcielago Bajo Quinto, part of the new line of H. Jimenez instruments that made their premier at the show. Los...