Author and historian Dan Margolies to talk conjunto on Rancho Alegre on 9/22/14

Dan MargoliesJoin us live on KOOP on Monday 9/22 as we talk with author and historian Dan Margolies! We'll be talking conjunto with him and learning more about his projects and perspectives about the music. We'll also have rare gems, new music, and more Tejano and Conjunto you just won't hear anywhere else.

Dan Margolies writes on sustainability theory and conjunto music, Mexican migrant music in the U.S. southeast, and on American foreign relation. He has written two books written numerous articles on a variety of subjects in ethnomusicology, folklore, American studies, and history and is currently working on three projects in Texas music: a co-authored book with Texas Folklife Executive Director Cristina Ballí titled Conjunto Music: Sustaining a Texas Tradition, an edited as-told-to memoir of conjunto accordion legend Santiago Jimenez, Jr. titled El Chief de San Antonio and an edited volume with Susan Morehead titled Texas Folklife: Celebrating 30 Years of Texas Culture, Art, and Music.

 

 

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