On Feb. This week, I'm going to be recommending different recent videos from to check out of top conjunto musicians who were originally scheduled to perform at the now cancelled 26th annual Narciso Martinez Cultural Arts Center Conjunto Festival. Interview with Daga. Rodney Rodriguez. The only things I do know and have heard is that Rodriguez is starting a new conjunto, the Facebook page for Los Fantasmas del Valle has been deactivated, and that the rest of the scheduled dates have been cancelled for the longtime conjunto. The group has been one of the longest lasting conjunto groups in Rio Grande Valley history. This Mercedes-based band got the name Los Fantasmas del Valle from Alejandro Perez — the brother of the conjunto legend Gilberto Perez — after they recorded "Mis Pasos Andaran", a spooky song about a man who died but came back as a ghost to haunt his girlfriend. The latter left after a run that lasted several years. Several accordionists rotated in and out, until Mike Gonzalez secured the role in He held on to that accordionist position for 25 years until he fell ill in
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October 29, Olwyn J. Labels: The Soldiers of San Jacinto. October 8, Joseph Leslie "Joe" Sample In the 70s, as the audience for jazz declined, the band underwent yet another name change, this one signifying a change in musical direction. Augmenting their sound with electric guitar and electric bass, with Sample playing mostly electric keyboards, the Jazz Crusaders became the Crusaders. Their first album under that name, Crusaders 1, featuring four compositions by Sample, was released on the Blue Thumb label in The group had numerous hit albums and one Top 40 single, Street Life, which reached No. Sample wrote the music and Will Jennings wrote the lyrics, which were sung by Randy Crawford. By the late s Mr.
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