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Spring 2018


The article offers information on the el baile del otoño, the dance of autumn along with Conjunto music and Accordion music. It mentions that conjunto music was born on the U.S.-Mexico border, and the "father" of this genre, Narciso Martinez spent most of his life there. It also mentions that parents chaperone their daughters but also dance and socialize with extended family and neighbors.


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