Growing up in Texas, Jimenez was surrounded by country music, blues, polka music, the entire pot of musical cultures still heard in Texas. We could have bought 10 bajos! But the principal part is the accordion. Mis Brazos Te Esperan 20. View the Flaco Jimenez schedule just above and press the ticket button to see our huge inventory of tickets. Jimenéz gained a loyal fan in Doug Sahm, founder of the Sir Douglas Quintet and a fellow Texas maverick with a taste for crossbreeding rootsy sounds, and in 1973, when Sahm was recording his first solo album for Atlantic Records, he invited Flaco to join him for the sessions which also included guest spots from Bob Dylan and Dr.
Our guide is Felix Contreras. Grammy nominee Ramiro Herrera is a legend in the Texas music industry. The company collaborated with Jiménez to create the Flaco Jimenez Signature Series of accordions. I told Mick I was set to go. During the recording of the album, Richards adopted a stray cat in Barbados which he named Voodoo, because they were in Barbados, and the kitten had survived the odds.
Grammy Award winners, Los Texmaniacs are the new kings of Tex-Mex. His crossover appeal to country audiences is witnessed by his participation in the Texas Tornados, a supergroup that includes Freddie Fender and the members of the Sir Douglas Quintet. Annointed by Flaco Jimenez , Los Texmaniacs feed the masses, with only the best in musical fare. Let's make jamming things between our cultures. Nobody can rock a Polka like Flaco.
Time Is on Our Side. By the early '60s, Jimenéz was already a Texas legend, playing clubs across the Lone Star State and regularly filling dancehalls in San Antonio with music that fused the classic Tejano sound with elements of blues and country. It came true 20 years later, he said, and the two went on to tour the world together, Baca always looking after his elder. He dubbed the terrace of the house, Voodoo's Lounge. The 78 rpm record was released on the Tipico label. Perform regularly at the East Side Club on New Braunfels Avenue near the cemetery. He will do it all over again with an all-star cast at a birthday-bash concert Friday at John T.
Bernal was responsible for a number of innovations during the 1960s including three-part vocals and the addition of the larger, chromatic accordion. And anyhow, isn't conjunto similar to honky tonk? The Texas Music legends will be performing all their hits along with Holiday favorites spiced with a TexMex twist! Back then, he played it through an Alamo amplifier. Like Armstrong, the underage, impoverished Jimenez gathered musical knowledge hanging outside the doors and windows of the bars and cantinas of the red-light district. In 1994, the Rolling Stones tapped Flaco to add an accordion solo to their album Voodoo Lounge, and the same year Jimenéz released a self-titled solo set for Arista, a rootsy effort that included vocals from Raul Malo of the Mavericks. Nationally, Los Texmaniacs have delighted audiences at such prestigious and diverse venues as: The Library of Congress; The Kennedy Center D.
The song was instantly a success and made Flaco Jimenez one of the top new great shows to experience. It's a collection of songs that illustrate the large part of the history of conjunto music or the legacy of the music. In 1994, the Rolling Stones tapped Flaco to add an accordion solo to their album Voodoo Lounge, and the same year Jimenéz released a self-titled solo set for Arista, a rootsy effort that included vocals from Raul Malo of the Mavericks. Special guests include , Jesse Ponce, and Tomas Ortiz. But my papa had a heart bigger than that flashy thing.
To buy last minute Flaco Jimenez tickets, look for the eTickets that can be downloaded instantly. Archived from on 10 November 2013. Jimenez switches to three-button accordion. It's known as conjunto and it's become popular and Mexican-American dance halls throughout the Southwest, and across the border into Northern Mexico. Jimenéz continued to record and tour extensively, broadening his reach across the country and around the world, and in 1988 Dwight Yoakam brought Flaco into the studio to add an accordion part to a duet he recorded with Buck Owens.
While the Sir Douglas Quintet never broke up and never succumbed to the lure of the oldies circuit, when Meyers and his musical cohorts decided they wanted to do something different, they did. Sources: San Antonio Express-News, Arhoolie Records, Joey Records, Santiago Jimenez Jr. He notes that the music is progressing instead of staying in the Old World. I had a day off and producer Don Was tracked me down. He jammed with us on a few songs and showed why he's a legend.
Since 2013, Max and the band have focused heavily on stretching the boundaries of Conjunto both musically and globally touring Worldwide. They picked me up and I didn't know what the hell I was going to record. He played in the San Antonio area for several years and then began working with in the 1960s. Last month at a black-tie event in Austin, after receiving the History-Making Texan Award along with businessman Charles Butt from the Texas State History Museum Foundation, Jimenez first thanked his hometown fans and musicians. My father said that himself. The music was released on the Rio label. He's also recorded some incredible solo stuff-and here's the cream of his conjunto crop, along with a detailed 20-page booklet.
And he's our occasional Latin music expert. There will never be another one like him. In 1999, he earned another for released by Barbed Wire Records and one for Best Mexican-American Performance as a part of the supergroup. Beginning in the mid 70s, Jimenez jammed with the heaviest musicians of every kind and style of music. Perhaps more than any other artist, he is responsible for placing the variety of Tex-Mex music on the world stage. His music has been featured in the soundtrack for other movies, such as , , , , , and.