Raul Murciano and The Colorado Mambo Orchestra are headlining this years Five Points Jazz Festival. Raul Murciano joined the Morning Set to talk about his career, The Colorado Mambo Orchestra line-up, and upcoming performances.
The Colorado Mambo Orchestra (COMO) is founded and directed by Dr. Raul Murciano, Jr. His impressive trajectory in the world of music includes being a founding member, keyboardist, and musical director of the world-renown Miami Sound Machine (Gloria Estefan), recording studio owner, CEO of Bethania Records, composer, arranger, and music producer for film, radio, and television, as well as numerous artists. Murciano holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and both Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Music Composition. He served for 29 years in academia at the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music as a Full Professor of Practice and also as Dean of Administration. Following his recent move to the Denver area, Murciano created COMO to extol the impact of Cuban music and showcase its influence throughout the Hispanic, Anglo, and the entire Western world.
Raul Murciano and The Colorado Mambo Orchestra will be performing at the White Claw Hard Seltzer Stage Saturday June 10th from 6:30 to 7:30 PM at the Five Point’s Jazz Festival. They . A full list of performers is available here. Denver Arts and Venues hosts the festival and they have additional resources on the schedule, vendors and festival map here.
Photo courtesy of The Colorado Mambo Orchestra Facebook page.