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–JENNY AND THE MEXICATS– it’s a fusion of nationalities and personalities, a band that has a very particular history. The band had its beginnings in Madrid as Pachucos y la princesa, in June 2008
It all started when Icho (double bass) invited Jenny to live in Madrid. Jenny in her 20s had come to the right place. Icho called the best guitarist he knew, Pantera a guitarist with very versatile flamenco technique, they had played together for many years in a rockabilly and punk band in their hometown in Mexico.
Pantera proposed a colleague that he played with in the world of flamenco and he played the cajon. David, an extraordinary Spanish cajon player. And that’s how they all got together.
That’s how a little adventure of an English girl started and gives rise to Jenny and the Mexicats.
Their first concert was Wonderland, a small festival that generates money to help cancer research in the UK, in August 2008. The roots that this new sound carried, made Jenny start to compose a lot and so Jenny and the Mexicats started to rehearse in the place where everyone had met … a flamenco tablao, las carboneras.