Sing the Real - Quetzal
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  1. The Social Relevance of Public Art
  2. Cenzontle
  3. 20 Pesos
  4. Desahogate
  5. Emotions
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  1. The Social Relevance of Public Art
  2. Cenzontle
  3. 20 Pesos
  4. Desahogate
  5. Emotions
  6. Mia
  7. La Pesadilla
  8. Vagabundo
  9. Mayahuel
  10. Jarocho Elegua
  11. Matanzas
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Quetzal has forged a signature sound out of Chicano barrio history and the challenges of daily life within an immigrant society. Not surprisingly, they draw heavily upon mariachi traditions, but also incorporate loping Colombian Cumbia rhythms, Afro-Caribbean-Yoruba drums, and violin riffs and call-and-response choruses more typical of Cuban charanga. Amusing '70s-era instrumental quotes abound, including cheesy jazz fusion keyboards; richly textured, overripe wah-wah guitars; and vintage Santana solos. The split-cowhide ...

Sing the Real 2002, Vanguard

UPC: 015707971225

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