Jimmy Gonzales of Grupo Mazz Has Died
It was a major loss for the Tejano music world today with the passing of Jimmy Gonzalez of Grupo Mazz.
Gonzales passed away Wednesday, June 6th at around 9:30 a.m. in San Antonio. He was a known diabetic, and his blood sugar had dropped to dangerous levels.
Mexican descendant Jimmy González was born and raised in the U.S., getting involved in popular music after joining with singer Joe López to form a band called Grupo Mazz, playing private parties and special events. During the '90s, Grupo Mazz became one of the top artists in the Tejano music scene. In 1999 after Joe López decided to leave, Jimmy González y el Grupo Mazz recorded the Tejano Music Awards nominated Quien Iba A Pensar, featuring the hit single "A Pesar De Todo."
He will be missed.