Here’s the late great “El Parche” – Esteban Steve Jordan, turning a goofy zydeco tune upside down.
I came across a nice little NPR piece on the YouTube machine about “El Parche”, the late Esteban ‘Steve’ Jordan. Mr. Jordan was an individualist, very hard to pigeonhole into a category. Conjunto? Latin jazz? Cumbia? He had a very distinctive accordion sound. Mr. Jordan… Read More
I recentlly created a couple posts about the late accordion great Steve Jordan, and today I came across an excellent article about him in the San Antonio Current.
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