David Gill, Mariachi Folk Violinist

David Gill, Mariachi Folk Violinist. Tucson, AZ  |  2020

David Gill grew up in the barrios of Tucson where his mother always encouraged singing and music. He discovered mariachi while playing violin in a church group and went on to study it in school and through the Tucson International Mariachi Conference. He has performed with Tucson groups and Mariachi Sol de Mexico in Los Angeles. He is now an instructor of three youth mariachis groups in Tucson and an adult mariachi group in Phoenix. He will work with one of his students, Rigoberto Ramos, originally from Cocula, Jalisco, known as the birthplace of mariachi music.

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