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Crossing Borders - My Journey in Music (Paperback): Max Baca

Crossing Borders - My Journey in Music (Paperback)

Max Baca; As told to Craig Harris; Foreword by Daniel Sheehy

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Max Baca is one of the foremost artists of Tex-Mex music, the infectious dance music sweeping through the Texas-Mexico borderlands since the 1940s. His Grammy-winning group, Los Texmaniacs, and his extensive work with the accordionist Flaco Jimmenez established the Albuquerque-born and San Antonio-based bajo sexto player/bandleader as a spokesperson for a too-often-maligned culture. The list of artists who have contributed to Los Texmaniacs' albums include Alejandro Escovedo, Joe Ely, Rick Trevino, Ray Benson of Asleep at the Wheel, David Hidalgo, Cesar Rosas, Steve Berlin of Los Lobos, and Lyle Lovett. Max Baca was born to play music. By his eighth birthday, he was already playing in his father's band. Polkas, redovas, corridos, boleros, chotises, huapangos, and waltzes were in his blood. Baca's music grew out of the harsh life of the borderland, and the duality of borderland music--its keening beauty--remains a recurring theme in everything he does.

General

Imprint: University of New Mexico Press
Country of origin: United States
Release date: April 2021
Authors: Max Baca
As told to: Craig Harris
Foreword by: Daniel Sheehy
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 16mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 184
ISBN-13: 978-0-8263-6251-3
Categories: Books > Arts & Architecture > Music > Composers & musicians
Books > Arts & Architecture > Music > Folk music
Books > Language & Literature > Biography & autobiography > Film, television, music, theatre
Books > Biography > Film, television, music, theatre
Books > Music > Composers & musicians
Books > Music > Folk music
LSN: 0-8263-6251-6
Barcode: 9780826362513

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