La Negra

Primary Performer/Group

Description

sung by Mariachi Mi Mexico at the Berea College Celebration of Traditional Music on 10-29-06
Members of Mariachi Mi Mexico, all originally from Mexico, were based variously in Lexington, Kentucky and Atlanta, Georgia at the time of their Berea performances They were asked to represent their ancestral music at the 2006 Celebration of Traditional Music in recognition of the fact that Madison County, Kentucky has the largest population of Mexican immigrants in the Appalachian region of Kentucky They are very much a family band as all the men are brothers, all the women are sisters, and all are cousins to each other Band members at the time included Marcos Velasquez - vihuela, Oscar Velasquez - guitarrn, Maria Velasquez - Violin, Veronica Velasquez - violin, Eric Velasquez - Trumpet

Date

10/29/06

Type

Sound Music

Citation

Special Collections and Archives, Hutchins Library, Berea College

Identifier

SC-CD-065-017-19

Rights

This resource is provided for educational purposes Please cite all references to this item

Date Digitized

2011