Immerse yourself in the history, food, travel, lifestyle, and celebrations of this exotic culture.
|Publisher:||Smith, Gibbs Publisher|
|Product dimensions:||9.10(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.00(d)|
|Age Range:||16 Years|
About the Author
Patricia Greathouse played with Mariachi Azteca for nine years. She is a restaurant reviewer and food feature writer for the Santa Fe New Mexican, The New Mexican, and other publications.
Read an Excerpt
Modern mariachi is the music everyone has heard on the radio, at parties, and at community celebrations. Mariachis on the street and on the stage, whether in Mexico, Los Angeles, or Santa Fe, are modern mariachis. It is a distinct form and it is the focus of this book.
Table of Contents
Foreword by Randy Carrillo 6
What Is Mariachi? 13
History of Mariachi Music 19
Instruments and Song Forms 31
Screen Stars and Early Mariachis 41
Living Legends 53
Making a Living 65
The Rise of Modern Mariachi 91
Education and Conferences 123
Recipes in the Spirit of Mariachi 143