La Tuza

Jarocho, calentano, huasteco styles of son mexicano.

About La Tuza

1-sheet PDF about the band

The dynamic acoustic trio La Tuza performs Mexican roots music. The band presents a colorful collage of dance music from three musical genres in Mexico: the fiery son huasteco of central Mexico, the lively son calentano from the Mexican Hotlands, and the synco- pated son jarocho with its rhythms drawn from African traditions.

La Tuza strums, plucks, and rattles its way through high-energy shows with traditional Mexican instruments, such as jarana jarocha, guitar, jarana huasteca, requinto, violin, cajon, marimbol, pandero, and quijada (donkey jawbone). Audiences throughout New England at festivals, weddings, music clubs, bars, schools, and private recep- tions have embraced La Tuzaƕs exciting approach to folk music, proving that while son comes from the Mexican countryside, its infectious spirit has no boundaries. Learn more about son mexicano or about the band members.

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Cover for album Son del Otro Lado (2009)

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