Quetzal/ ‘The Eternal Getdown’/ Smithsonian Folkways
The GRAMMY-winning East LA Chicano rock group’s new album is their second release in Folkways’ Tradiciones/Traditions series. These 18 new songs continue the band’s "artivist" efforts to fight oppression and bring people together with culturally diverse soundscapes that incorporate traditional son jarocho, Cuban batá, funk, Chicano rock, soul and rhythm and blues. The record's many guests include Aloe Blacc, Ramón Gutiérrez, Rocío Marrón, César Castro and Joey De Léon.
Contact: Andrea Evenson