Film concert: El puño de hierro (México, 1927), premiering my live solo piano music

Posted on mar 25 febrero 2020 in blog • Tagged with event, film concert, mexican film, silent film, news • 1 min read

In 2017, Ensamble Cine Mudo Mudo Cinema Ensemble arranged and premiered an improvised score, for the digital restoration of that 1927 Mexican film jewel of gangster vs. charros and much more, filmed in Orizaba. Filmoteca UNAM and AMACC commissioned us a trio version premiered live. The Seminario de Cultura Mexicana has asked me to play a piano reduction of the same work. So, do we have a meeting in Polanco this Wednesday?

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Spanish translation of Made with Creative Commons! Our CC Chapter presentation at FIL Mineria

Posted on lun 24 febrero 2020 in blog • Tagged with Creative Commons, Creative Commons Mexico, book, event, presentation • 1 min read

Published in 2016, the book Made with Creative Commons by English speakers Paul Stacey and Sarah Hinchliff Pearson presented a set of success stories in the use of these famous permissive licenses. A coordinated effort leaded by Gunnar Wolf, Creative Commons Mexico Chapter and the fabulous National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), we just presented an Spanish version of the book today.

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Premiere of Julián Hernández’ Rencor tatuado. (Arturo Villela’s music I recorded)

Posted on sáb 15 febrero 2020 in blog • Tagged with mexican cinema, music for film, recordings, audio • 1 min read

Rencor tatuado (Mexico, 2018) premiered for crew and friends on February 11th 2020 at Cineteca Nacional. Listen to the piano part I recorded for Arturo Villela’s original score and don’t miss the film. That was a wonderful night for a great film, with a painful and extremely up-to-date plot condemning gender violence, of that feminicide country of mine.

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