- Friday, December 14, 2018
- 7:00 PM 9:00 PM 19:00 21:00
Friday, December 14th
Reserved Seating: $29.50 - $59.50
Mariachi Los Camperos was founded in 1960 by mariachi "giant" Natividad "Nati" Cano. A traditionalist and a visionary, Cano played an integral role in the development of mariachi music in North America by training and mentoring new generations of mariachi musicians, by expanding the repertoire, and by bringing mariachi performance out of the traditional venue, the cantinas, and into the concert hall.
In 2015, Jesús "Chuy" Guzmán, succeded Nati Cano as Music Director of Los Camperos. Mr. Guzmán was a close protege of Nati Cano's and is master of numerous traditional mariachi instruments including trumpet, vihuela, guitarron, guitar, and violin. For the past 20 years, Mr. Guzmán has served as head instructor for numerous international mariachi festivals in the United States and Mexico. He has collaborated on orchestration and musical arrangements for the Symphony Orchestra of Jalisco and has recorded as guest artist with Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan. Guzmán has been a faculty member in the UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology since 2000.
Mariachi Los Camperos was one of four mariachi bands that collaborated on Linda Ronstadt's album, Canciones de Mi Padre (Songs of my Father). The grou