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Grupo Mono Blanco - '¡Fandango! Sones Jarochos from Veracruz' [Behind The Scenes Documentary]
This video features Grupo Mono Blanco discussing their history, love of music, and Smithsonian Folkways album '¡Fandango! Sones Jarochos from Veracruz.' Produced and directed by Charlie Weber and Daniel Sheehy Sound by Pete Reiniger Edited by Matthew Archibald '¡Fandango! Sones Jarochos from Veracruz' available on CD and Digital. Stream/download/purchase: Smithsonian Folkways: Spotify: Grupo Mono Blanco changed the course of music history. Beginning in 1977, Gilberto Gutiérrez led the grassroots Mexican musical group in launching a back-to-the-future renaissance, digging deep into the rural culture of Veracruz, bringing it to the forefront of musical life, and igniting a major “people’s music” movement that spread throughout Mexico, the United States, and beyond. Melding past and present, Mono Blanco breathes fresh life into the sounds of traditional stringed instruments, percussion, poetic improvisation, and the fandango community celebration. This album is the 47th in the Smithsonian Folkways Tradiciones/Traditions Series of Latino music albums, produced with support from the Smithsonian Latino Center. Grupo Mono Blanco Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: 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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3 min 26 sec
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music folk "Woody Guthrie" "Pete Seeger" Smithsonian Folkways old-time non-profit
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