Old-Time String Band and Music of Mexico Ensemble

Friday, May 31, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Schoenberg Music Building - Schoenberg Hall

See below for additional information.

Admission

Free and open to the public. RSVP requested but not required.

Contact

Ethnomusicology
(310) 825-5947
ethnopub@schoolofmusic.ucla.edu

Website

https://schoolofmusic.ucla.edu/event/old-time-string-ba...

Additional Information

Old-Time String Band David Bragger, director The Old-Time String Band Ensemble performs traditional music of rural America. This ensemble delves into the exciting old-time sub-genres of Appalachian fiddle and banjo music, Mid-West fiddle tunes, North Carolina and Georgia string band music, Cajun/Creole fiddle, traditional bluegrass, country blues, and jug band music, to name a few. This is the early country music of America in its crooked, colorful, droney, funky, lonesome, soulful, danceable, and back porch glory.

Music of Mexico Ensemble Jesús Guzmán, director The Music of Mexico Ensemble, under the direction of 2008 Grammy winner Jesús Guzmán, features mariachi music in a variety of styles from various regions of Mexico, including son jalisiense, son huasteco, bolero, ranchera and huapango.

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