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2021-01-15T15:04:18.000Z
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3,246
Video Title:
Quetzal - "El Río (The River)" [Official Audio]
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Listen to the official audio for "El río (The River)," the first single off Quetzal's new album 'Puentes Sonoros,' out February 12, 2021, on Smithsonian Folkways. Pre-order/stream: Smithsonian Folkways: https://folkways.si.edu/quetzal/puentes-sonoros All other platforms: https://orcd.co/quetzal On 'Puentes Sonoros' (Sonic Bridges), the Grammy-winning East L.A. band Quetzal crosses physical and stylistic borders to create an album of songs imbued with inventiveness. Its musicians stand at the center of transnational and transformative son jarocho practice, bridging rural life of Veracruz, Mexico, with contemporary Chicano sensibilities of urban struggle for freedom and self-determination. The strumming of traditional strings and percussive zapateado blend purposefully with Afro-diasporic R&B and batá, drawing from cultural roots to craft echoes of the future. Interweaving original compositions with sonic glimpses of inspirational figures from Veracruz, this recording embodies a collective vision of positive change. Quetzal: https://quetzaleastla.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/quetzaleastla Twitter: https://twitter.com/quetzaleastla Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/quetzalmusic Smithsonian Folkways: https://folkways.si.edu Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/smithsonianfolkwaysrecordings Twitter: https://twitter.com/Folkways Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smithsonianfolkways 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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4 min 48 sec
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music folk "Woody Guthrie" "Pete Seeger" Smithsonian Folkways old-time non-profit
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