About this title: Having spent her younger years bouncing around between Mexico and Minnesota -- her mother was a Mixtec Indian who sang cabaret and her father an American professor -- Lila Downs naturally developed a performing style that drew from both cultures, and then took it further. Not easily pinned down, she studied and absorbed Mexico's indigenous folk music but also spent time as an itinerant Deadhead in the States. She also studied opera and married a jazz pianist, all of which allowed her to expand her sound -- a Lila Downs ...
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