1120 – Juan Carlos Cortes and the Blues Machine

On Stage at Amati Jazz and Blues – Juan Carlos Cortes and the Blues Machine

10th Anniversary and CD release

Full stage and house surrounds them

Classic Line-Up

Blues to his toes

In the Blues

Blues Heart

Lead Line

Pure Soul

At Peace

Take Me Away


Sing Up

Drive the Beat

Always a touch of color

Stepping into the lead

Mutual Admiration




Sketches in Blue

Totally in the moment



Seeing Blue

  • Juan Carlos Cortes Blues Machine: Irepan Rojas – Trombone, Jonathan Macotela – Bass, Roger Vargas – Drums with Jorge Garcia – Harmonica, Fernado Estrada – Sax & Clarinet, Rodrigo Nefthali – Guitar
  • Amati Jazz & Blues Club
  • Centro, Morelia, Michoacán, México
  • October 12, 2018

This was one of the finest evenings of blues I’ve ever heard. The 10th anniversary of the band and a CD release party combined, it was a full house and a full stage. I can’t cover it all in one post, so there will be another tomorrow.