Barrio Manouche brings eclectic Latin-French jazz to Minden

Barrio Manouche

Barrio Manouche


Barrio Manouche takes an audience on a journey with a fusion of cultures and musical backgrounds. The San Francisco-based acoustic ensemble performs a repertoire of original compositions with a sound that is difficult to classify.

Barrio Manouche will perform at the CVIC Hall, 1602 Esmeralda in Minden, at 7 p.m. Nov. 12. Tickets are $20 members, $22 general audience, and kids under 18 are free with a paid adult ticket.

Barrio Manouche’s members hail from Spain, Quebec, France, Brazil and California. The group is deeply influenced by a wide range of musical traditions, and the band’s international roots shine in their music and performances.

The ensemble has been recognized for its innovative style, complex technique and passion for musical improvisation, as well as for its exciting collaborations with artists like French Flamenco dancer Fanny Ara, African sacred dancer Emaye Ama Mizani and Colombian singer Iván Rondón.

Band members are Javi Jiménez (guitar and vocals), Alex Zelnick (guitar), Luis Jiménez (cajón and percussion), Gary Johnson (bass), Cyril Guiraud (saxophones and caxixi), Magali Sanscartier (violin, vocals and percussion), Fanny Ara (dance, palmas, castanets and vocals) and Emaye Ama Mizani (dance and percussion).

Tickets are available at the Copeland Cultural Arts Center, 1572 US Hwy 395, Minden, online at, by phone at 775-782-8207. Tickets will also be available at the door for $24 if not sold out. For more information, visit


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