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Mexican Streets Home to Organ Grinders and Their Music

Organ grinders continue bringing music to Mexico's streets, bucking the winds of change and refusing to disappear. "It's a humble job, but honorable," Odilon Jardines, who has been a M continue reading »

Carlos Santana winner of 10 Grammy’s and 3 Latin American Grammy Awards

Carlos Augusto Alves Santana was born July 20, 1947 in Autl├ín de Navarro, Jalisco, Mexico. Young Carlos learned to play the violin at age five and the guitar at age eight from his father who was a Mariachi Violinist. His family eventually made their way to San Francisco where he graduated high school. After several years spent working as a dishwasher in a diner, Santana decided to become a full-time musician; in 1966, he formed the Santana Blues Band. continue reading »