Azul Barrientos is a musician dedicated to observing and conserving the cultural influences and interconnections between Latin America, Africa, Europe, and Mexico.
Born in Mexico City, Azul moved to San Antonio, Texas as a young woman, where she developed a reputation for building bridges between Mexicana and Chicana cultures. Her career has focused on preserving traditional songs from Latin America and exploring their diverse musical histories.
As the daughter of two musicians in Mexico City, Azul was introduced to Latin America's traditional and folkloric songs at an early age. This legacy drives her passion for reviving lost cultural traditions and sharing each song's unique history
Azul rejoices in her Latina roots, giving new life to the rhythms and stories of previous generations.
Noche Azul performance features unique musical selections, cultural and historical research, set design, multimedia projection, and diverse guest musicians. The sounds and genres of Noche Azul have included boleros, rancheras, tangos, folk, jazz, Afro-Latino, and much more.
Azul never stops improving, she is currently recording her upcoming album and continuing her studies - Pursuing a Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Berklee College of Music.
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