Carolina Mercado
Brooklyn, NY
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Carolina Mercado

Carolina M.

Brooklyn, NY
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
10 years experience playing, teaching and Learning saxophone with the most icónics saxophonists in the world. Currently studying jazz performance saxophone at The New School, I've been awarded from The Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation to be able to Study in NY and that made my dream possible to be here to learn and I want to share all my experience with you!.
From beginers to advanced leves!
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About Carolina M.

Carolina M, a tenor saxophonist from Guadalajara, currently resides in New York City. She begins her formal jazz studies at the Jazzuv Studies Center and continuing at LaFaro Jazz institute under the direction of maestro Agustín Bernal. She has participated in various festivals in different states of the republic such as International Jazzatlán Festival, Jalisco Jazz festival, International Jazzuv Festival, among many others. She was part of groups such as Guacamole (jazz-hip-hop band), the National Jazz Orchestra of Mexico, Four Paths (group made up of female jazz players), among others.
Winner of the IX Pan-American Jazz Saxophone Contest of the UNAM- Latin American level
2016, like her, she was also awarded various full scholarships to attend seminars and workshops such as Tónica International Seminar, Xalapa International Jazz Encounter, etc.
Several of the names that helped his musical development are teachers such as Agustín Bernal, Rafael Alcalá, Arturo Caraza, Miguel Zenón, Aaron Goldberg, Matt Penman, Reggie Workman, Dave Glasser, Matt Wilson, Dave Schnitter, Sam Yahel, Chirs Cheek, John Ellis, Reggie Workman, etc.
In 2017 Carolina was awarded one of the most important scholarships in Latin America by the Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation which allowed her to begin her studies at The New School of Jazz in New York City. She won a 2019 scholarship to attend the 2019 edition of the renowned Amsterdam seminar "keep an Eye" by the Amsterdam Conservatory. She performed in Paris under her name and also in Tel-Aviv, Israel at one of the most important jazz clubs on the scene “Beit-Hamudim”.
Carolina continues studying her in the Big Apple and playing in various projects around the city as well as in Mexico.

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Paulina Muñoz
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Taking lessons with Carolina had helped me to improve enormously. She is a great one teaching and advising about almost anything. Flexible and comprehensive. I strongly recommend her.

Posted Mar 28, 2021

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Experience

Teacher at ENJ workshop
Jul 2017 - Jul 2017

Encuentro Nacional de Jazz

1 week jazz workshop in Guadalajara. Teaching all ages and leves jazz theory and performance

Education

Jazz performance
Aug 2017 - Present

The New School

High school jazz program
Aug 2012 - Aug 2016

JazzUV

Languages

English

Professional Proficiency

Spanish

Professional Proficiency

Awards

Gifted Tuition
Aug 2017

Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation

Talento Encuentro Internacional de Jazz de Xalapa
Aug 2016

Estado de Veracruz

Concurso Panamericano de saxofón
Jun 2016

Escuela Nacional de Jazz

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