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Ecos de Borinquen - "El Alma de Puerto Rico" [Behind the Scenes Documentary]
Watch Ecos de Borinquen perform “El Alma de Puerto Rico" (The Soul of Puerto Rico) and recall his first contact, upbringing, and pride associated with Puerto Rican music. 'El Alma de Puerto Rico: Jíbaro Tradition by Ecos de Borinquen' is available on CD and Digital. Stream/download/purchase: Smithsonian Folkways: Spotify: On October 21, Smithsonian Folkways released 'El Alma de Puerto Rico: A Jíbaro Tradition by Ecos de Borinquen,' the 46th installment of the label's “Tradiciones” Latino music series of new albums that showcase the diverse musical heritage of the more than 50 million Latinos living in the USA. For the past 35 years, the GRAMMY and Latin Grammy–winning ensemble Ecos de Borinquen has captured the heart and soul of jíbaro creole folk traditions; with their distinctive, soulful sounds and progressive instrumentation, the group represents a unique balance between tradition and innovation. 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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5 min 22 sec
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music folk "Woody Guthrie" "Pete Seeger" Smithsonian Folkways old-time non-profit
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