ISB 2021 Convention Presenter — Rodrigo Mata Alvarez

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Name: Rodrigo Mata Alvarez
Presentation Date: Thursday, June 6, 2019 4:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Ford Hall
Presentation Title: TOLO LOCH New Mexican Music for Double bass ensemble
Type of Presentation: Recital
Musical Style: Contemporary/New Music

Beginning In the 2013 in the city of Leon, Guanajuato, as a double bass orchestra it was subsequently consolidated as a ensemble, as one of its main objectives is to promote new talents and to form musicians with a solid base in chamber music and in the technique of the double bass from its roots, up to the new trends of the 21st century. It is in this way that the artistic result of the work is the birth of a permanent musical ensemble dedicated to offer a wide repertoire, which exceeds the historical limits and the style of the music.

"Mushamukas" name origin comes from the alpha male Gorilla called Mushamuka that was a mountain gorilla. This alpha male was the responsible of preserving the specie after have being an endangered specie in the 70´s in African continent. This animal specie and its role in the nature are closely related with the double bass role as one of the largest size instruments and one with the less leadership in the musical culture 

Conductor and bassist - Rodrigo Mata

Bassist - Gabriel Pozo, Jonathan Rivera, Andrés Vargas, Josué Molina, Irina Andernach, Sergio Armas, José Rivera, Víctor Quijas and Marcos Martínez 

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