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Jimmy Gonzalez funeral services announced for June 11 – 12

Jimmy Gonzalez | Photo by John Onta Waldo Salamanca

Tejano icon Jimmy Gonzalez passed away Wednesday in a San Antonio hospital. He was 67.

The funeral services for Gonzalez have been announced.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Monday, June 11, 2018 at the Brownsville Event Center, 1 Event Circle. The Funeral Mass is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 1914 Barnard Road in Brownsville, Texas. Committal services will follow at Buena Vista Burial Park.

Born and raised in Brownsville, Texas, Gonzalez co-founded the legendary Grupo Mazz in 1978 and went on to achieve international acclaim as one of the most successful Tejano groups ever. Under his guidance as producer, guitarist, vocalist, and main musical mastermind, Grupo Mazz achieved unprecedented success topping the charts and winning numerous awards including platinum and gold records for outstanding sales, as well as numerous Tejano Music Awards.

Jimmy Gonzalez Y Grupo Mazz joined the Freddie Records family of artists in 1999. In that time, the band recorded 18 albums with the label including the hit albums, Quién Iba A PensarSiempre HumildeThe Legend ContinuesMazz Live Reunion – The Last Dance, and Que Cante El Mundo. His latest album, Porque Todavía Te Quiero was released this past April.

Gonzalez achieved many accolades throughout his years on Freddie Records including an unprecedented 6 consecutive Latin Grammy wins for Best Tejano Album, a streak that has never been matched.

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