MARIACHI IS MORE THAN THE MUSIC of trumpets and violins: it is the makings of a celebration, a party, a wedding, a festival, or a concert. The author's narrative captures the world of mariachi and its development through her interviews with many mariachis, who give unique perspectives on the culture. Tales of life as a mariachi are interwoven with enlightening biographies of mariachi greats, favorite song lyrics, and forty recipes from the mariachi culture.
PROFILES OF CLASSIC AND CONTEMPORARY PERFORMERS, FEATURING LYRICS FROM THEIR SONGS, INCLUDE:
Miguel Aceves Mejia
Jose Alfredo Jimenez
Miguel Martinez and Mariachi Tolteca
Jesus Rodriguez de Hijar
About the Author :
Patricia Greathouse has contributed to Mariachi as an 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.
|Title:||Mariachi||Publisher:||Gibbs Smith Publishers|
|No. of Pages:||160|
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