Did you miss Sonia De Los Santos (from Dan Zanes and Friends) as our guest DJ last week who gave us a great episode, "The Sound of Mexican Music Made in the USA.” Pay some of her favorite songs from a variety of Mexican genres like: Son Jarocho, Norteño, Mariachi, Son Guerrerense, Banda, Huapango and Corrido, Sonia teaches listeners about Mexican traditional instruments and introduces artists making Mexican music in the USA! Listen any time to our podcast!
Selena American singer, songwriter, spokesperson, actress, and fashion designer. Called the Queen of Tejano music, her contributions to music and fashion made her one of the most celebrated Mexican-American entertainers of the late 20th century. Billboard magazine named her the "top Latin artist of the '90s" and the "best selling Latin artist of the decade".
Eblen Macari Trio, laureled Mexican artists boasting a unique fusion of improvisation and world music. The group uses myriad instruments to uncover the baroque and levantine influences in Mexican music.
▶ Lola Beltran Cuando el Destino. María Lucila Beltrán Ruiz (1932–1996), more commonly known as Lola Beltrán, was a Mexican recording artist, actress, and television presenter. Renowned for her interpretation of the songs "Cucurrucucú paloma" and "Paloma negra". From 1976 to 1984 she also hosted the musical shows Noches Tapatías and El Estudio de Lola Beltrán respectively. She died of a massive pulmonary embolism in Mexico City.