Edgar Flores

Edgar Flores

Edgar Flores was born in Torreón, Coahuila. He started his musical studies at the age of nine when he was a member of “Banda Salvador Jalife Cervantes”, belonging to Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Laguna; he participated in several national band meetings in Tonalá, Chihuahua, Zacatecas, Querétaro, among others.

He studied under national status professors like: Francisco Cedillo, Armando Cedillo, Juan Manuel Arpero, Jaime Méndez, trombonist Víctor Correa and trumpeter Javier Navasquillo (these last two from Spain).

Edgar has been a member of different musical groups in the region and around the country, which are: Banda Sinfónica Juvenil Salvador Jalife Cervantes, Ensamble de trompetas de México, Banda Sinfónica Juvenil de Selección Nacional de México, Francisco Cedillo y su Big Band, Camerata de Coahuila, Ensamble Metales del Desierto, Funk Storm, and other versatile groups for social events.

He has shared the stage with Eugenia León, Fernando de la Mora, Dante Alcalá, among others.
In June 2017, he graduates from the Technical Instrumentalist Career specialized in Trumpet from the CEMT (Centro de Estudios Musicales de Torreón).

He is currently a member and promoter of “3 Laguna Jazz”, which received a nomination in “Lunas del auditorio 2015” in the Jazz category, alongside Paté de Fuá, Chris Botti, Joss Stone and Michael Bublé.

In October 2018, he begins organizing the Master Class for the Musicians of Luis Miguel in the north of Mexico, recent project led by Alejandro Carballo, leader of the brass section of Luis Miguel.

Since January 2019, he is now the founder and the director of the Big Band Jazz Coahuila.

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