As one of the most popular tourist destinations in all of Mexico,Playa del Carmen real estate and the Riviera Maya is a natural location to host one of the hottest jazz festivals in the world. The region attracts both domestic and international visitors to its sunny beaches year after year to hear some of the best traditional,modern and fusion jazz artists alive today.
This year,the 9th annual
Riviera Maya Jazz Festival will take place from November 24th
through November 26th and will kick off with a performance by daring
artist Natalia Lafourcade,who has won several MTV awards and has been
nominated for a Latin Grammy. Over the years,the festival has become one of
the most important events in the Riviera Maya and has attracted jazz legends
and Grammy winners such as George Duke,Herbie Hancock,Earl Klugh,Four Play,
Sergio Mendes and others.
The Riviera Maya Jazz Festival is
evidence of the region's commitment to bringing quality entertainment and a
truly unforgettable experience to visitors. The Riviera Maya's stunning natural
beauty,combined with an unbelievable array of artistic talent present at the
festival,is sure to delight locals and vacationers alike this year,with
performances planned by Philadelphia fusion jazz composer and pianist Jeff
Lorber,and trumpeter Randy Becker,who has worked closely with talents such as
Bruce Springsteen,Frank Sinatra,James Taylor,Frank Zappa and Steely Dan.
addition,2011 Best Contemporary Jazz Album winner and world-renowned bass
player Stanley Clarke is scheduled to perform,sharing talents that have been
developed over a 35+ year career. Also of note,the Yellowjackets are scheduled
to bring the event to a close,celebrating more than 30 years together making
music as a popular jazz fusion group. Visitors will thrill to the opportunity
to listen to some of today's most talented jazz artists play music under the
stars on Playa Mamitas,which is one of Playa del Carmen's stunning beaches.