Tejano legend Jimmy Gonzalez dead at 67

Posted at 10:44 AM, Jun 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-06 11:44:00-04

Legendary Tejano musician Jimmy Gonzalez has passed away.

The lead singer of Jimmy Gonzalez and Grupo Mazz died at a San Antonio Hospital.

The multiple Grammy Award winner was scheduled to perform at the Shrimporee in Aransas Pass this weekend.

Aransas Pass Chamber of Commerce CEO Shrimporee organizer Rosemary Vega tells KRIS Six News she’s in shock after hearing the news.

We are saddened to learn that Jimmy Gonzalez of Grupo Mazz died this morning.  According to the news, Gonzalez was hospitalized Tuesday and ended up passing away this morning in San Antonio.  

Jimmy Gonzalez has been a staple of our annual Shrimporee for many years and is loved by so many in the Coastal Bend.  He will be deeply missed this year, and our hearts, thoughts, and prayers go out to his surviving family.  

We pray you rest in peace, Jimmy

Rosemary Vega, CEO Aransas Pass Chamber of Commerce

This is a developing story. Stay on for updates.