Adrián Terrazas-González

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Adrián Terrazas-González
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Adrián Terrazas-González in 2008
Background information
Birth name Adrián Terrazas González
Born (1975-10-17) October 17, 1975 (age 40)
Origin Chihuahua, México
Genres Jazz, latin jazz, progressive rock, psychedelic rock, classical, experimental
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Tenor saxophone, Soprano saxophone, flute, bass clarinet, percussion
Associated acts EL REGIMEN Collective
The Mars Volta
Omar Rodriguez-Lopez Group
Big Sir
The Greatness Design

Adrián Terrazas-González (born October 17, 1975 in Chihuahua, México) is a composer and multi-instrumentalist who plays the flute,[1] tenor saxophone, bass clarinet and percussion. He is best known for having been a member of the progressive rock band The Mars Volta from 2005 to 2008. Since 2005 he lives in Los Angeles, California.


Solo releases
  • Cu Taan (2009) - INDI-O Music Award Best Jazz Album
With The Mars Volta
With Omar Rodríguez-López
With Alavaz Relxib Cirdec
With Big Sir
With Zechs Marquise
  • Our Delicate Stranded Nightmare (2008)
With Troker
  • El Rey Del Camino (2010) INDI-O Music Award Winner
With T.R.A.M.
  • Lingua Franca (2012)
With Alex Otaola
  • El Hombre de la Camara (2010) INDI-O Music Award Winner
With URSS Bajo El Árbol
  • Lin3as M3ental3s (2010)
With Ten Kens
  • Namesake (2012)
With BG5
  • Kids R Ok (2012)
With Trevor Hall
  • Everything Everytime Everywhere (2011)
With The Memorials
  • Delirium (2012)
With Candiria
  • Not yet Reales (2013)
With Noisy Monkey
  • ¡Ahí les va! (2013)
With The Greatness Design
  • Phillars of Creation (2013)
With Los Random
  • Pidanoma (2014)

Radio Serva/Movie Music Score © 2009 EL REGIMEN Music BMI. A movie by Ferdinando Vicentini Orgnani and Marcello Fois (November, 2011). • Debo, no niego © 2009 EL REGIMEN Music BMI. A short film and animation by Gustavo Borboa and ArteyMedia.


Adrián Terrazas-González performs exclusively on Henri Selmer Paris Saxophones and Clarinets. Adrián Terrazas-González is M-Audio Artist and AVID Artist. Adrián Terrazas-González plays González Reeds. Adrián Terrazas-González is a ZOOM and Hartke Artist..


  • Woodwinds:
    • Selmer 1949 Super Balanced Action Tenor Saxophone
    • Selmer Soloist H Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece
    • Otto Link New York 7* Tenor Saxophone Mouthpiece/The Mars Volta Setup
    • Selmer Super Action 80 Series II Alto Saxophone
    • Selmer Super Session E Alto Saxophone Mouthpiece
    • Selmer Super Action 80 Series II Soprano Saxophone
    • Selmer Super Session G Soprano Saxophone Mouthpiece
    • Selmer 1970 Series A Bass Clarinet
    • Clark W. Fobes San Francisco Bass Clarinet Custom Mouthpiece
    • Selmer 1972 Series 10G Clarinet
    • Clark W. Fobes San Francisco Clarinet Custom Mouthpiece
    • Francois Louis Ultimate Ligature for all Saxophones and Clarinets
    • De Jacques Neck Straps
    • Yamaha Professional Flutes
    • Gonzalez Reeds (on all Saxophones and Clarinets)
  • Amplifiers:
  • Effects pedals:
  • Microphones


  1. ^ "Mars Volta, the". Retrieved February 13, 2010. 

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