This blog will delve into the cultural and entertainment aspects of folklorico music and dance of Mexico. It also will host the show notes to the podcast titled "Arriba! Folkorico music and dance of Mexico."

Friday, December 15, 2006

Episode 2 coming soon - Interview with Jose Hernandez

Episode 002 will be posting soon.
This will contain the interview of Jose Hernandez, creator and Director of the Mariachi Sol de Mexico (
We will cover the following in the interview:
- Jose's musical training, background & experience;
- Jose's perspective on folklorico music from the Mariachi viewpoint;
- Jose's worldwide tours and what his Mariachi has brought to the International arena;
- Jose Hernandez and his creativity in music with George Harrison of the Beatles;
- Jose Hernandez and his Mariachi Sol de Mexico as entertainment at the White House;
- Jose Hernandez and his foundation to teach young people the Mariachi music;
- Jose Hernandez and his contribution of his songs to the Internet (e.g.,
We will also have 2 musical pieces in the podcast:
- the intro "Sol de Mexico" and
- the final number in entirety: "El Rey de la Huasteca"

The show notes for the upcoming episode will contain a wealth of links and graphics and explanations. Thank you for your patience in waiting for this worthwhile, quality interview.

Hasta pronto.