The Paiz Marimba Festival is Coming!

XXXI Festival de Marimba PaizQuality is guaranteed with an assemblage of the top ten marimbas from Guatemala who will be performing on September 25th with two shows at Cultural Center Miguel Ángel Asturias, the Festival de Marimba Paiz celebrates its thirty-first edition.

The musical direction is by Guillermo De León Ruiz with special guests, including Bob Porter and his Orchestra.

Porter who came in the 70’s to Guatemala worked with great musicians of that time, also traveled from mid-eighties with his orchestra to the United States where they were always recognized for their music, a few years ago they return to Sacramento JazzFest and earn a place in the top three orchestras. That fills him with satisfaction and smiles as he recalls the experience at the rehearsal.

He says that while some might argued that they didn’t have the same technical level, there was something special about the musicians who made ​​them become part of the best bands at that time.

So, you already know which place you should attend the 25th of this month. To find out more, visit the website of the Fundación Paiz (Paiz Cultural Foundation).

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  • Cristina

    Excelente Bob Porter!  El papa de la musica Big Band en Guatemala!  Lo unico que me hace falta es pareja para bailar esta musica!

    • De alguna forma extraña llevamos la publicación en AntiguaDP y ésta a una idea similar jaja  El evento estará increible, en unos días voy por mis entradas, respecto a lo de la pareja, no me queda más que esperar que encuentres una pronto 😉

  • Shaymarliny

    awesome music.