Speakers/Chautauqua Catalog

Name Mr. Chuy Martinez
Email zafacoca@comcast.net
Phone 505/243-3127
Cel Phone 505/377-4887
Address 2422 Dora NW
Albuquerque, NM  87104
Biographical Info Chuy Martinez is a musician and folklorist who has performed all over New Mexico.
Program Title AN AMERICAN DIALOGUE: Latin American Ballads, Cumbia, and Nueva CanciĆ³n
Program Description For decades, a rich conversation has been exchanging musical ideas between the Americas: the ballad, from Spain and Mexico; the cumbia, of Caribbean African/Indian roots; and nueva cancion (new song), social struggle music influenced by U.S. labor and protest songs. Mr. Martinez puts the songs and rhythms in historical context.
Series Conversations With the World; Art, Music and Dance
Chautauqua Program Application (Booking) Click here to fill out a funding application for this program »
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