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José Gutiérrez & Los Hermanos Ochoa - "La Bamba" [Live at Smithsonian Folklife Festival 2004]
José Gutiérrez & Los Hermanos Ochoa perform "La Bamba" from their 2003 album 'La Bamba: Sones Jarochos from Veracruz,' out on Smithsonian Folkways. This video was recorded during the 2004 Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Stream/download/purchase: Smithsonian Folkways: Spotify: Son jarocho is the traditional rural music of Veracruz in the Gulf region of Mexico. The son includes coplas or stanzas sung by a "caller" who is accompanied by the hard-driving rhythms of musicians playing unique regional guitars and harp. Jarocho describes the people and culture of southern Veracruz. "La Bamba" is among the best known jarocho songs inside and outside Mexico. The version performed here by José Gutiérrez and Los Hermanos Ochoa showcases a lively harp solo by virtuoso Felipe Ochoa and the rhythmic plucking of the requinto jarocho guitar. Smithsonian Folkways: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy ( Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time.
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