Mariachi

Mariachi Spectacular de Albuquerque —
 Definitely One of the Best

August 7, 2010
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 Definitely One of the Best

Written for The Mariachi’s Hat Blog By Jonathan Clark

“To my mind, Albuquerque is the best of all the US conferences, and this year’s was the best I can recall,” asserts veteran mariachi educator Mark Fogelquist. Over the past three decades, the San Diego, California teacher has attended more mariachi festivals and conferences than he can count, including the past 20 consecutive Mariachi Spectacular celebrations.

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Interview with Mariachi Los Dorados from Vancouver, Canada

June 27, 2010
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Tweet This time we travel to Canada to talk with one of the most recognized mariachis of Canada.  We saw them recently representing the mariachi culture during the Winter Olympics.  This week we see them in Serenata Mariachi. Mariachi Los Dorados Profile Year of foundation: May 5th 2003 Director: Alex  Alegria City:  Vancouver State:  British […]

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Entrevista con Caro Mayorga – Una Charra Mexicana

June 20, 2010
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Tweet Continuamos nuestra serie de entrevistas con una charra Mexicana, una solista con un gran amor por la música mariachi, y un gran talente: Caro Mayorga. SerenataMariachi.com se enorgullese de presentar una nueva entrevista con una artista sobresaliente: Ficha Técnica Caro Mayorga Inicio musical: Febrero del 2002 Ubicación: Zapopán, Jalisco. Serenata Mariachi (SM): Caro Mayorga, […]

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Interview with Caro Mayorga – A Mexican ‘Charra’

June 20, 2010
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Tweet We continue our series of interviews with a Mexican ‘charra’, a soloist with great love for the mariachi music and a great talent: Caro Mayorga.  SerenataMariachi.com proudly presents an interview with a great artist. Caro Mayorga’s Profile Musical beginnings: February  2002 Location: Zapopán, Jalisco. Serenata Mariachi (SM): Caro Mayorga, welcome to  SerenataMariachi.com.  It is a […]

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Miguel Martínez: Profeta en otra tierra

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Tweet Por Jonathan Clark Sin lugar a dudas, Miguel Martínez es el instrumentista de mayor trascendencia en toda la historia del mariachi. Consabido como el “padre de la trompeta mariachera moderna”, no sólo le puso el ejemplo a seguir para la trompeta sola en el mariachi sino que introdujo y perfeccionó el dueto de trompetas […]

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Miguel Martínez: Prophet in another land

June 8, 2010
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Tweet By Jonathan Clark Without question, Miguel Martínez is the most influential instrumentalist in the history of mariachi music. Widely considered the ”father of the modern mariachi trumpet,” he not only defined the model for solo trumpet performance in the mariachi, but he also introduced and perfected the mariachi trumpet duet popular today. In addition […]

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Entrevista con Mariachi Nuestras Raices de Jose Gonzalez

May 29, 2010
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Tweet Esta semana vamos a conocer a un grupo de jóvenes con gran talento musical gran amor por la música y tradición del mariachi. SerenataMariachi.com se enorgullese de presentar al Mariachi Nuestras Raíces de José Gonzalez. Ficha Técnica Mariachi Nuestras Raíces de José Gonzalez Año de fundación: 2008 Director musical: José Antonio Gonzalez Ubicación: San […]

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It Takes A Village, Estilo de Mariachi

May 23, 2010
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Tweet By Gil Sperry For many years prior to 2008, David and Rosa Ceja had directed a mariachi choir and a children’s music group within their San Felipe de Jesus Church located in Capistrano Beach, CA.  In September of that fateful year, the Ceja family had an epiphany of sorts as they decided to act […]

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Jazzing Up Mariachi Music

May 23, 2010

Tweet MONDAY, MAY 24. Radio Bilingue (http://www.radiobilingue.org) PROGRAM # 6113   12:00 PM PST In the 1940s and ‘50s, Miguel Martínez changed mariachi music forever, from folk music that mostly highlighted string instruments to a music marked first by a single trumpet and later by a trumpet duet. Maestro Martínez was the main individual responsible for this, beginning in the […]

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Entrevista con Mariachi Luna de Mexico

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Tweet Después de una pequeña interrupción, continuamos con las entrevistas a grupos de mariachis de todo el mundo.  Hoy continuamos con Mariachi Luna de México, de la ciudad de Reus, en Catalonia, España. Seguimos con el mismo formato de entrevista que nos permite conocer un poco de la vida de los representantes de la cultura […]

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