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album title:

Zephyr EP


August 22nd, 2016


1. Zephyr


Juan Tigre is alive and electric! Led by Bubble Bath Records co-founder John Maestas, Juan Tigre is his new band which fluidly blurs style boundaries to create a sonic pathway which cuts through the noise deep into the heart of something all their own. The sound is marked by walls of fuzz, dreamy electronic soundscapes, soulful melodies, craft songwriting and ferocious grooves. Formed in the spring of 2016, their first performances were given to wonderful audience reception at the New Mexico Jazz Festival. The music moves people. 

Juan Tigre is:

John Maestas - Guitar/Vocals
Alfred Jordan - Drums/Vocals
Stephen Lands - Trumpet/Vocals
Max Moran - Bass/Vocals
Shea Pierre - Keys


This is a video of a live performance for the great community event Art for Arts' Sake - which brings together the community of Artists, Musicians, Galleries and Art/Music lovers of New Orleans all on Magazine Street to explore each others' creativity.

Trailer teaser to the "Zephyr" music video from Juan Tigre.

Juan Tigre performs live at KUNM's Studio A 07/2016 "The Dotted Line" written by Max Moran.

Juan Tigre performs live at KUNM's Studio A 07/2016 "Far Away" written by Max Moran.

Juan Tigre performs live at KUNM's Studio A 07/2016 "Red" written by Max Moran.


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