Gil Sperry

Mariachi For Gringos II, a book by Gil Sperry

March 24, 2011

Tweet Diversity is good, isn’t it? To me this seems self-evident, so I’m sometimes confused by the resentment I see from people who are afraid of their world changing around them. Maybe they’re just being protective. I suppose that’s understandable; it’s natural to fear what one does not know: “Take this, eat it, don’t ask […]

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The Positive Effects Of Mariachi On The Education of Hispanic Youth

February 21, 2010

Tweet This article has been contributed by Gil Sperry, author of Mariachi for Gringos. By Gil Sperry Tucson has always led the way in nurturing the positive effects of mariachi on the education of Hispanic youth. As far back as the 1970s, a scholarship fund was established by the local community to provide college educations […]

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