An espresso with…
La Pingo’s Orquesta

Image Credits: La Pingo's Orchestra © La Pingo's Orchestra.

February 12, 2018
 
La Pingo’s Orquesta is a Mexican sextet characterized by a kaleidoscope of sounds and that is now promoting the second album Peregrino.
 
> Ivano Rossato
 

How was La Pingo’s Orquesta born?
Marco Gregoire – The group started with two members playing in the streets of Aguascalientes city. Some months after other two components joined the band, and then we decided to compose the first album with a line-up featuring Yarib Bautista on violin, Gerardo Castmu on guitar, Claudio Gardea on drums, and Marco Gregoire on double bass. With that first album, the band was able to reach all the country. After José Lara on trumpet and Edgar Estrada on clarinet joined us, the Pingo’s Orquesta recorded Peregrino, a second album gathering all the adventures and experiences we passed through.

How was the album Peregrino conceived and what kind of message would you like to communicate through it?
Cristian Bautista – Peregrino was conceived after having travelled a lot, after getting closer to many musical genres. Each one of us has passed through different musical paths, but our influences merge in folk music. We like a lot the traditional music of the different countries. We wanted to transmit in the record the feeling of wandering around and we did not follow a unique musical style. We’re partly jazz players but we also are very influenced by Mexican music; Todd Clouser was our producer and we are very happy about the result, as Peregrino has just been nominated by Bandcamp as one of the best jazz albums.
 
Your sound is a mix of different musical genres and cultures. How did you approach the composition of the new material?
José Lara – We have a collective approach in creating music: we always try to tell a story, even if there are no lyrics or vocals to accompany the music, and we always try to transmit feelings and moods, which are able to take the listeners with them.
 
 
 
Besides entertaining the audience, which is the role of the musician?
Edgar Estrada – We believe that music is much more than a single entertainment, that it is a language and a form of communication. Besides promoting our music, we carry on a lot of activities for the community: if we perform in a festival, we offer a concert to children and it usually is an educational concert where we interact with them. We perform this kind of concerts also in prisons, orphanages, kindergartens and schools. It’s a great satisfaction when we realize how we’re able to communicate uniquely through music without saying a single word.
 
What are your next projects for La Pingo’s Orquesta?
Gerardo Castmu – An album will be released in May produced by Steve Albini (Nirvana, Pixies, Robert Plant, PJ Harvey, etc.); we recorded in Mexico in a studio, and it’s a live session. In 2018 we will play in Hong Kong on next March 1st and in Java Jazz Fest in Indonesia on March 3rd. We will surely continue also to promote our album Peregrino and we would like it a lot to bring our music to other countries too.
 
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Jazzespresso es una revista de jazz y también un sitio web, una red, un centro que desea conectar las diferentes almas del mundo del jazz: americano, europeo, asiático, australiano y africano. Un punto de referencia multicultural en lengua inglesa, china y en castellano para los amantes de esta música en todos los países que quieren estar al tanto de lo que está ocurriendo en todo el mundo. Manténganse informados!
Jazzespresso is a jazz magazine, but also a website, a network, a hub wishing to connect the different souls of the jazz world: American, European, Asian, Australian and African. A multicultural reference point in English, Chinese and Spanish language for the lovers of this music in every Country, who want to be updated about what is happening all around the world… Stay tuned.
Jazzespresso 不只是一個爵士樂雜誌,也是一個能將擁有各種不同精髓的世界爵士樂,包括美洲、歐洲、亞洲、澳洲及非洲各地,互相連結起來的網站及交流站。以中文及英文寫成的內容將是一個新的多元文化交流的參考點,為各地的爵士音樂愛好者提供來自全世界最新的消息。請持續關注!
JazzEspresso 不只是一个爵士乐杂誌,也是一个能将拥有各种不同精髓的世界爵士乐,包括美洲、欧洲、亚洲、澳洲及非洲各地,互相连结起来的网站及交流站。以中文及英文写成的内容将是一个新的多元文化交流的参考点,为各地的爵士音乐爱好者提供来自全世界最新的消息。请持续关注!
 
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与 La Pingo’s Orquesta
的一杯意式爵士咖啡

Image Credits: La Pingo's Orchestra © La Pingo's Orchestra.

February 12, 2018
 
La Pingo’s Orquesta is a Mexican sextet characterized by a kaleidoscope of sounds and that is now promoting the second album Peregrino.
 
> Ivano Rossato
 

How was La Pingo’s Orquesta born?
Marco Gregoire – The group started with two members playing in the streets of Aguascalientes city. Some months after other two components joined the band, and then we decided to compose the first album with a line-up featuring Yarib Bautista on violin, Gerardo Castmu on guitar, Claudio Gardea on drums, and Marco Gregoire on double bass. With that first album, the band was able to reach all the country. After José Lara on trumpet and Edgar Estrada on clarinet joined us, the Pingo’s Orquesta recorded Peregrino, a second album gathering all the adventures and experiences we passed through.

How was the album Peregrino conceived and what kind of message would you like to communicate through it?
Cristian Bautista – Peregrino was conceived after having travelled a lot, after getting closer to many musical genres. Each one of us has passed through different musical paths, but our influences merge in folk music. We like a lot the traditional music of the different countries. We wanted to transmit in the record the feeling of wandering around and we did not follow a unique musical style. We’re partly jazz players but we also are very influenced by Mexican music; Todd Clouser was our producer and we are very happy about the result, as Peregrino has just been nominated by Bandcamp as one of the best jazz albums.
 
Your sound is a mix of different musical genres and cultures. How did you approach the composition of the new material?
José Lara – We have a collective approach in creating music: we always try to tell a story, even if there are no lyrics or vocals to accompany the music, and we always try to transmit feelings and moods, which are able to take the listeners with them.
 
 
 
Besides entertaining the audience, which is the role of the musician?
Edgar Estrada – We believe that music is much more than a single entertainment, that it is a language and a form of communication. Besides promoting our music, we carry on a lot of activities for the community: if we perform in a festival, we offer a concert to children and it usually is an educational concert where we interact with them. We perform this kind of concerts also in prisons, orphanages, kindergartens and schools. It’s a great satisfaction when we realize how we’re able to communicate uniquely through music without saying a single word.
 
What are your next projects for La Pingo’s Orquesta?
Gerardo Castmu – An album will be released in May produced by Steve Albini (Nirvana, Pixies, Robert Plant, PJ Harvey, etc.); we recorded in Mexico in a studio, and it’s a live session. In 2018 we will play in Hong Kong on next March 1st and in Java Jazz Fest in Indonesia on March 3rd. We will surely continue also to promote our album Peregrino and we would like it a lot to bring our music to other countries too.
 
La Pingo's Orquesta interview jazzespresso jazz espresso rossato 
 
 
Reservados todos los derechos – All rights reserved – 版權所有 – 版权所有;  An espresso with… La Pingo’s Orquesta copyright Jazzespresso 2018.
 
ABOUT US / 關於我們 / 关于我们 / NOSOTROS
Jazzespresso es una revista de jazz y también un sitio web, una red, un centro que desea conectar las diferentes almas del mundo del jazz: americano, europeo, asiático, australiano y africano. Un punto de referencia multicultural en lengua inglesa, china y en castellano para los amantes de esta música en todos los países que quieren estar al tanto de lo que está ocurriendo en todo el mundo. Manténganse informados!
Jazzespresso is a jazz magazine, but also a website, a network, a hub wishing to connect the different souls of the jazz world: American, European, Asian, Australian and African. A multicultural reference point in English, Chinese and Spanish language for the lovers of this music in every Country, who want to be updated about what is happening all around the world… Stay tuned.
Jazzespresso 不只是一個爵士樂雜誌,也是一個能將擁有各種不同精髓的世界爵士樂,包括美洲、歐洲、亞洲、澳洲及非洲各地,互相連結起來的網站及交流站。以中文及英文寫成的內容將是一個新的多元文化交流的參考點,為各地的爵士音樂愛好者提供來自全世界最新的消息。請持續關注!
JazzEspresso 不只是一个爵士乐杂誌,也是一个能将拥有各种不同精髓的世界爵士乐,包括美洲、欧洲、亚洲、澳洲及非洲各地,互相连结起来的网站及交流站。以中文及英文写成的内容将是一个新的多元文化交流的参考点,为各地的爵士音乐爱好者提供来自全世界最新的消息。请持续关注!
 
Info: info@jazzespresso.com; Advertising / 廣告 / 广告 / Publicidad: adv@jazzespresso.com.

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