Updating and reinvigorating the lively son jarocho music of Veracruz, Mexico, Conjunto Jardín specializes in presenting this style to a broad audience and features a female requinto player. "Instantly captivating, generating dancing in the aisles—a superb example of the manner in which traditional music and dance continue to have the power to reach out and gather in new, receptive audiences." —Don Heckman, Los Angeles Times
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