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Guillermo Velázquez y los Leones Speak on The Roots of Huapango Arribeño

On August 26th, Smithsonian Folkways released Serrano de Corazón (Highlander at Heart), an album rooted in the Mexican musical tradition huapango arribeño as interpreted by Guillermo Velázquez and his Leones de la Sierra de Xichú. Featuring nine tracks lasting a total of 76 minutes, the collection embodies tradition, as well as the energy of annual topadas festivities – exciting, all-night duels between musicians in a New Year celebration.

Video produced by Joshua Davis and Amalia Cordova

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