Captura de pantalla 2014-11-26 14.14.04The sounds of mellow music are filling the air in Playa del Carmen this week as some great musicians are in town for the annual Riviera Maya Jazz festival, now in its seventh year. The impressive cast of performers includes Grammy winners Kenny Garrett, Chick Corea, Take 6 and the Pat Metheny Unity Group, and five-time Latin Grammy nominee Jorge Vercillo from Brazil.

Whether you like traditional or contemporary jazz, crooner classics, jazz funk, rhythm and blues or bossa nova, you are in for a musical treat. Don’t miss the concerts at Playa Mamitas in Playa del Carmen tonight, Friday and Saturday, November 27, 28 and 29. Admission is free and the music starts at 7 p.m.

 

The line up is as follows:

 

Thursday November 27

  • Jorge Vercillo
  • Take 6
  • Colin Hunter
  • Pato Machete

 

Friday, November 28

  • Hiram Gomez
  • Pat Metheny Unity Group
  • With Chris Potter, Antonio Sanchez and Ben Williams

 

Saturday

  • Chick Corea & The Vigil
  • Kenny Garrett
  • Virgil Donati

 

For more information on the 2014 Riviera Maya Jazz Festival cast of performers visit http://www.rivieramayajazzfestival.com/2014/en/cast/