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Los Texmaniacs

Today’s Daily Dose takes us down to Texas for a heaping helping of Conjunto music by Los Texmaniacs. This first video has some interview bits worked in and gives some good insight into the music. We saw this band at the International Accordion Festival down… Read More

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No Beer in Heaven

Let’s go down to Texas today for drinking song #9. In Heaven there is no Beer is an old polka. There are many many version from various countries, but my favourite was recorded by Flaco Jimenez on his fine recording Squeezebox King, in which he… Read More

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Esteban “Steve” Jordan RIP

Conjunto great Steve Jordan has died at 71. Steve Jordan was one fantastic squeezebox player, and a huge figure in the conjunto world. He turned that music on its head, making it jazzy, adding effects, creating a personal vision within a traditional music. You can… Read More

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