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Son de Madera record "La Totolita (The Lttle Tukey)" in the studio

Son De Madera, from the state of Veracruz, Mexico, perform an exciting, regional music called son jarocho. Here, they record "La totolita (The Little Turkey)" in the studio. Rubi del Carmen Oseguera adds rhythm and depth to the song through traditional zapateado dance. Learn more at: http://www.folkways.si.edu/albumdetails.aspx?itemid=3224 ABOUT THIS CD: The improvisatory, string-driven music of Veracruz called son jarocho has enjoyed several decades of major resurgence. This "back-to-the-future" recording allies elder farmer and rancher musicians with the next generation of forward-looking innovators who comprise the group Son de Madera. Son de Mi Tierra ("They are from my land") burgeons with creativity and reverence for both the old and the new as it draws from rural roots to produce fresh interpretations of this popular Mexican regional music. 13 tracks, 52 minutes, 40-page booklet with extensive bilingual notes and photographs. The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy (www.si.edu/copyright/). Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time.
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