Troker finds its center in sublime and dangerous explorations. A musical transition without labels, where jazz harmonies are mixed with rock, psychedelia, scratching, and the popular tradition of mariachi.
Since 2004 they have earned the respect of the public without becoming famous. Even so, they've enjoyed the most important stages of jazz, rock, and world music, recording a Tiny Desk Concert in 2018 and being the only band appearing on the official Glastonbury Festival lineup two years in a row.
Jazz, rock, and tequila is the easiest way to describe them.
Winner of the IMAS 2015 Award for Independent Mexican music: Best Jazz/Funk/Fusion Album.
Winner of the IMAS 2010 Award for Independent Mexican music: Best Jazz/Funk/Fusion Album.
“Troker's performance was noisy, chaotic, sprawling, messy, and altogether wonderful.” All About Jazz. “Troker is developing into one of the country’s most eclectic improvisational groups. Think Zappa meets Hermeto Pascoal.” Downbeat. “The sextet’s most recent work positions them as leaders of the jazz fusion scene in Mexico.” David Cortes, Mexican rock critic. “Restless listeners will find few Mexican productions in 2014 that are as rich, stimulating and gripping as Crimen Sonoro”. Letras Libres. Read full article “Troker’s beats can cause a revolution in your guts and brain at the same time.” Antonio Malacara, Mexican jazz critic