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Fall 2018


The article presents information on accordion and conjunto music. It mentions that Narciso Martinez, a young pioneer accordionist from northern Mexico began a musical collaboration with bajo sexto player Santiago Almeida from South Texas and formed the conjunto. It also mentions that conjunto pioneer Valerio Longoria has revolutionized what Narciso Martinez had begun before World War II. It also mentions that Eva Ybarra has faced the most obstacles in achieving recognition as an accordionist.


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