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Esteban Steve Jordan

Tex-Mex star Esteban Steve Jordan earned a popularity as the Jimi Hendrix from the accordion, despite always getting considered something of the mystery man, one particular characters on the subject of whom a couple of legends simply involving how 1 might have the ability to speak to him. “You must …

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Ernie Durawa

Within an eerie, surrealistic dream of this drummer, he’s laid out with an autopsy slab and sliced open up with a medical examiner. Music pours out of his insides rather than gruesome guts. All sorts of music, as well: jazz, blues, nation, R&B, rock and roll & roll, and undoubtedly …

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Zachary Richard

Cajun rebel Zachary Richard continues to be supplying his zesty, exclusive fusion of traditional cajun, zydeco, rock and roll, and New Orleans blues because the early ’70s. Though not really well-known beyond Louisiana, Canada, and France, Richard, along with Michael Doucet yet others, is a essential shape in the revitalization …

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Adan “Chalino” Sanchez

Adan “Chalino” Sanchez was created in Torrance, CA, in Apr 14, 1984. He was the kid of well-known corridista vocalist Chalino Sanchez, who was simply killed when younger Sanchez was eight years of age. His father’s kidnapping and murder produced a mix in the local Mexican music genre, getting huge …

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Rockin’ Dopsie

If Clifton Chenier was the ruler of zydeco music, Rockin’ Dopsie (pronounced doopsie), along with his unequaled skills on the switch accordion, was its crown prince. Like Chenier, Dopsie was specialized in preserving the aged French tunes that form the foundation of zydeco. He was created Alton Rubin in Carencro, …

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Don Santiago Jimenez, Sr.

Don Santiago was the visionary person in an accordion-crazy family members. He offers received practically all of the credit for combining the ranchera tunes of North Mexico having a snappy German polka defeat and accordion designs. His dad, Patricio, have been an in-demand accordion performer round the turn from the …

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Emilio Navaira

Apart from Selena, Emilio Navaira did a lot more than one to popularize tejano music through the early to mid-’90s, and even though his recognition waned in the wake of his 1995 crossover in to the country music marketplace using the English-language album Life Is Good (1995), he continued to …

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Buckwheat Zydeco

Contemporary zydeco’s most widely used performer, accordionist Stanley “Buckwheat” Dural was the organic successor towards the throne vacated from the death of his mentor Clifton Chenier; infusing his propulsive party music with strains of rock and roll and R&B, his urbanized audio — filled with details of synthesizer and trumpet …

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Texas Tornados

The best Tex-Mex supergroup, Texas Tornados were made up of a number of the genre’s most legendary figures: Doug Sahm, Augie Meyers (Sahm’s bandmate within the groundbreaking Sir Douglas Quintet), Hispanic country star Freddy Fender, and accordion virtuoso Flaco Jimenez. The group’s infectious, party-ready sound combined country, early rock and …

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Los Super Seven

The Latin American supergroup Los Super Seven assembled Los Lobos’ David Hidalgo and Cesar Rosas, Freddy Fender, Flaco Jiminez, Joe Ely, Rick Trevino, Ruben Ramos, and Joel Jose Guzman. Banding jointly to reinterpret traditional Mexican folk music, the group debuted in 1998 making use of their self-titled, Grammy-award earning LP …

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