Tejano icon Jimmy Gonzalez passes away at 67

Posted on June 6, 2018 by Romeo

Jimmy Gonzalez | Photo by Tommy Gunz Photography

Tejano Nation has learned that Tejano music icon Jimmy Gonzalez has passed away. He was 67.The co-founder of multiple Grammy winning group Mazz died at a San Antonio hospital Wednesday morning, according to his family.

He was admitted to the hospital after his blood sugar dropped. KIII-TV reports he died around 9:30 a.m.

This is a developing story. Tejano Nation will have more details as they become available.

Gonzalez formed one of the most powerful partnerships in Tejano music history with Joe Lopezfor legendary group Mazz. He was the band’s chief songwriter and producer that generated many unforgettable hits. Mazz was a sensation from its inception in 1978. The success continued until the fall of 1998, when the pair parted ways.

Gonzalez continued producing many more hits for Mazz over the last twenty years.

Jimmy Gonzalez Y Grupo Mazz released their last album, Porque Todavia Te Quiero, on April 6.


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