Wait - Onra & Quetzal - Tribute (CD, Album)

Encouraged by their father, the Wait - Onra & Quetzal - Tribute (CD trio sang with mariachi ensembles in the Wait - Onra & Quetzal - Tribute (CD Los Angeles area. Her musical background gave her a solid foundation to contribute as a performer, lyricist, and composer. Quetzal is an ensemble of highly talented musicians, joined for the goal of creating good music that tells the social, cultural, political, and musical stories of people in struggle. Besides being a rock band, the group and its members participate in a much larger web of Wait - Onra & Quetzal - Tribute (CD, cultural, and political engagement.

InChicano rock Album), Quetzal Flores discovered the burgeoning revival of traditional music of Veracruz called son jarocho. This jaranero resurgence began in Veracruz in the late s. It crossed the border into California, where Wait - Onra & Quetzal - Tribute (CD and other Mexican folk music traditions had already been appropriated by Mexican Americans as an expression of mexicanidad-Mexican roots.

Son jarocho, the genre of music native to the state of Veracruz, Mexico, is made up from roots that are indigenous, African, and Spanish Andalusian. Son jarocho is born from a community fiesta called a Fandango. This connection of music and community building encompasses the base of where the band, Quetzal, came from which stands reason for the importance of son jarocho to Chicanos in general.

Quetzal Flores describes the community of fandango in the L. Flores took up the music and its folk instruments and Wait - Onra & Quetzal - Tribute (CD them into his own musical blend, which included sounds and sentiments from many sources: The Smiths, Ruben Blades, Stevie Wonder, and much more. Raised in a family of social activists, he saw music as a means to work for social justice as well as a form of creative expression.

For members of Quetzal, music expresses the ultimate struggle for dignity. The band functions in a very inclusive manner.

And everybody in the band past and present is still a part of our family," said Flores, the son of farmworker-organizer social activists. Quetzal's creative and innovative music earned them an invitation to speak and perform in the U. Library of Congress and Kennedy Center's Homegrown music series.

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