Music of New Mexico
New Mexico is a state of the Southwest United States. The state has music traditions dating back to the ancient Anasazi and Pueblo people, Navajo, Apache, and the Spanish Santa Fe de Nuevo México; the...
James Tenney
James Tenney (August 10, 1934 – August 24, 2006) was an American composer and influential music theorist.
Tenney was born in Silver City, New Mexico, and grew up in Arizona and Colorado. He atten...
Stacy Dean Campbell
Stacy Dean Campbell (b. July 27, 1967, Carlsbad, New Mexico) is an American singer-songwriter, author and TV host. Campbell's father was a gospel singer, touring with many notable quartets and along w...
World International Piano Competition
The World International Piano Competition is a classical piano competition in Santa Fe, New Mexico, which was first held in 2002, and has continued in 2004-2005, 2007-2008, 2010 and 2011. Competition...
Lenny Pickett
Lenny Pickett (born Las Cruces, New Mexico, April 10, 1954) is an American saxophonist, flutist, clarinetist, composer, arranger, music director and teacher. He was a member of the Tower of Power Hor...
Deepsky
Deepsky is an electronic music act based in Los Angeles. Originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico, Deepsky formed in 1995 by J. Scott Giaquinta and Jason Blum after the dissolution of their first band ...
Robert Mirabal
Robert Mirabal (born October 6, 1966) is a Pueblo musician and Native American flute player and maker from Taos Pueblo, New Mexico. His flutes are world renowned and have been displayed at the Smiths...
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Heather Trost
Heather Trost (born July 18, 1982) is an American violinist and singer.
Trost was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and is one of the two members of the American Balkan Folk band A Hawk and a Hacks...
Z. Randall Stroope
Z. Randall Stroope (born October 25, 1953) is an American composer, conductor, and lecturer. He has published more than 140 works, with: Oxford University Press, Carl Fischer, Alliance Music Publishin...
That'll Be the Day
"That'll Be the Day" is a classic early rock and roll song written by Buddy Holly and Jerry Allison and recorded by The Crickets and various artists including Linda Ronstadt. It was also the fir...
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Junior Daugherty
Forest Alton "Junior" Daugherty, Jr (born July 19, 1930 in Alamogordo, Otero County, New Mexico) is a fiddler, guitar player and song writer. He has been ranked among the top five fiddlers in the Unit...
Alaska in Winter
Alaska in Winter is an American electronic band, consisting of front man Brandon Bethancourt, who dropped out of art school in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and reportedly, "spent a semester in a tiny cabi...
Tingley Coliseum
The Tingley Coliseum is an 11,571-seat multi-purpose arena in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Originally built as a rodeo and horse show auditorium, it is located at 300 San Pedro Drive N.E. Until spring 200...
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Sonny Throckmorton
James Fron "Sonny" Throckmorton (born April 2, 1941 in Carlsbad, New Mexico) is an American country music singer and songwriter. Known primarily for his songwriting, Throckmorton has had more than 1,0...
Sparx (US band)
Sparx is an American New Mexico music band. The band is composed of the four Sanchez sisters Verónica, Rosamaria, Kristyna and Carolina. Their brother Lorenzo Antonio is also a renowned singing artist...
Seann Scott
Seann Scott is a rock metal drummer who has played in various bands, and continues to be active in multiple current acts.
Scott moved from Albuquerque, New Mexico to San Diego, California in the l...
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Mentor Williams
Mentor Williams is an American songwriter and producer. He is best known for writing "Drift Away", a middle-of-the-road playlist classic performed by Dobie Gray in 1973. He is the brother of songwrit...
Matt Ingalls
Matt Ingalls (born 1970) is an American composer, clarinetist, concert producer, and computer music programmer. He is mostly associated with the San Francisco Bay Area Improv Scene, sfSound, the San F...
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Beirut (band)
Beirut is an American band which was originally the solo musical project of Santa Fe native Zach Condon, and later expanded into a band. The band's first performances were in New York, in May 2006, t...
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John Denver
Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr. (December 31, 1943 – October 12, 1997), known professionally as John Denver, was an American singer-songwriter, actor, activist and humanitarian, whose greatest comm...
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The Handsome Family
The Handsome Family is an alternative country and Americana duo consisting of husband and wife Brett and Rennie Sparks formed in Chicago, Illinois, and currently based in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
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Albuquerque Civic Auditorium
Albuquerque Civic Auditorium was an indoor arena in Albuquerque, New Mexico, which was demolished in 1987. It was notable for its innovative construction, as the dome was created by pouring concrete o...
Lynette Diaz
Lynette Diaz is an American-born singer-songwriter living in Christchurch, New Zealand. Her song "Living Before Dying" was awarded an Honorable Mention at the 2008 Peacedriven Songwriting Contest and...