La Onda en Mexico: Tino Contreras ‐ Worldwide FM

La Onda en Mexico: Tino Contreras


Show exploring the life of the legendary Mexican jazz pioneer Tino Contreras. Marina catches up with Tino in a pop up station in the heart of Mexico City, discussing his work, jazz in Mexico and what 2018 holds in store.


Tino Contreras is a composer, pianist, trumpeter, vocalist and an outstanding drummer and has a musical career of over 65 years. Despite his imaginative and extravagant experimentation, Contreras remained a champion of the jazz form in Mexico. Now in his nineties, Contreras continues to play, record, and receive recognition for his contribution to Mexican jazz and beyond.

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