Son De Madera – Son De Mi Tierra

The improvisatory, string-driven music of Veracruz called son jarocho has enjoyed several decades of major resurgence. This “back-to-the-future” recording allies elder farmer and rancher musicians with the next generation of forward-looking innovators who comprise the group Son de Madera. Son de Mi Tierra (“They are from my land”) burgeons with creativity and reverence for both the old and the new as it draws from rural roots to produce fresh interpretations of this popular Mexican regional music. 13 tracks, 52 minutes, 40-page booklet with extensive bilingual notes and photographs.

Release Date: April 21, 2009
Label: Smithsonian/Folkways

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