MIXCLA + 1
MIXCLA is a play on words and a play on sounds hailed from the mountains of Chile, to the traditions of Japan and driven by the fires of Cuba, to achieve a truly unique Afro Cuban Jazz experience. All members of this sonic masterpiece are graduates of Berklee College of Music, and have performed internationally in various events, such as the Montreal Jazz Festival 2015, the 59th Monterey Jazz Festival and the Wolf Ferrari Haus in Ottobrunn, Germany, in which they were highly acclaimed. They hold the “Downbeat Magazine” Latin Group Outstanding Performance win (2017), as well as the Boston Music Awards nomination for International Artist of the Year (2018). Finalist, DC Jazz Festival’s DCJazzPrix (2019). This mixture of cultural spices makes the perfect recipe for any musical experience. Zahili Gonzalez Zamora (piano, vocals), Gerson Esteban Lazo Quiroga (bass, minor percussion, vocals), Paul Sanchez Pacheco (trumpet, flugelhorn) and Takafumi Nikaido (percussion).