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L.A.'s Mariachi Scene: Where Latin Culture Thrives In the Face of Trump


February 14, 2019

Billboard- On a November day in Los Angeles, the mariachis get started early in the morning. Violinists in silver-spangled trajes de charro (horsemen’s uniforms) of black, white, orange, green and blue march past Victorian homes, sawing out melodies in unison.

Colleges such as Cal Poly Pomona and Texas Tech have built rich curriculums and support bands on both campuses.

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