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Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles - "El pitayero (The Pitaya Cutter)" [Official Music Video]
Watch the official music video for "El pitayero (The Pitaya Cutter)" by Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles, from their self-titled album out on Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. Produced by Dan Sheehy and Charlie Weber Directed by Charlie Weber Edited by Jacob Weber 'Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles' available on CD and Digital. Stream/download/purchase: Smithsonian Folkways: Bandcamp: The 'son jalisciense' with its signature syncopated rhythm is the cornerstone of mariachi musical tradition. Mariachi Reyna takes this generations-old musical gem and fills it with high energy and musicality in its surging dynamics and driving rhythm. The pitaya (dragon fruit) is a cactus fruit found in west Mexico and beyond. "I am a pitaya cutter, gentlemen, who comes from Sayula. I come to the town of Cocula to sell my pitayas." Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: Smithsonian Folkways: Twitter: Facebook: 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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3 min 55 sec
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music folk "Woody Guthrie" "Pete Seeger" Smithsonian Folkways old-time non-profit
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