"El pitayero (The Pitaya Cutter)" by Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles
Official music video for "El pitayero (The Pitaya Cutter)" by Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles, from 'Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles’. The 'son jalisciense' with its signature syncopated rhythm is the cornerstone of mariachi musical tradition. Mariachi Reyna takes this generations-old musical gem and fills it with high energy and musicality in its surging dynamics and driving rhythm. The pitaya (dragon fruit) is a cactus fruit found in west Mexico and beyond.
"I am a pitaya cutter, gentlemen, who comes from Sayula.
I come to the town of Cocula to sell my pitayas."
Produced by Dan Sheehy and Charlie Weber
Directed by Charlie Weber
Edited by Jacob Weber