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Roswell Jazz Festival

(Roswell, N.M.) Every October since 2005, the city of Roswell has celebrated America’s unique art form by showcasing world class jazz musicians from all over the United States in a colorful festival held at multiple locations. In ten short years the Roswell festival has achieved widespread recognition from jazz fans and musicians nationwide. This year’s festival will be…

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Jose “Pepe” Carmona started playing guitar sat the Lobby nightclub in Juarez, Mexico at fifteen years old with blues man “Long John” Hunter. After a six-year stint, he moved to Mexico City and played with various popular rock and roll and jazz groups. Upon returning to the USA, he worked in El Paso with the…

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Dr. Jim Shearer

James E. (Jim) Shearer holds a D. M. A. in Performance and Literature from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY. He teaches tuba, euphonium, music history and music appreciation to graduate, undergraduate and honors students at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces. In addition, he presents concerts, master classes and lectures as…

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Curt Warren

Curt Warren is an active jazz guitarist, known primarily in the southwest, who is quickly making a name for himself on the national scene.  1963: Curt began his professional career playing the Frankie Laine show in Las Vegas. 1968-1970: Curt played shows in Hawaii including Teresa Brewer, Tony Martin and a televised appearance with the…

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