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Son De Madera Perform at the 2009 Smithsonian Folklife Festival

http://www.folkways.si.edu/albumdetai... Son de Madera, of Veracruz, Mexico, form part of the jaranero movement. Their performance at the 2009 Festival blends dance with song. Their most recent album, "Son de Mi Tierra", was released in 2009 by Smithsonian Folkways and was recently named a finalist for the 2009 Independent Music Awards as the "Best Latin Album". Founded in 1992, Son de Madera forms part of the current jaranero movement. Its main goal is to diffuse son jarocho based on the research of traditional forms, the incorporation of new sounds, and the revival of community gatherings of music-making and dance called fandangos. Their recordings have been used in film soundtracks, television documentaries, and theater. * Ram?n Guti?rrez Hern?ndez, guitarra de son * Natalia Arroyo, violin * Rub? del Carmen Oseguera, tarima * Juan P?rez, bass * Rub?n V?zquez Dom?nguez, arpa jarocha * Jos? Tereso Vega Hern?ndez, jarana 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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