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Quebradita and Technobanda

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

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...The term quebradita (‘little break’) refers to a dance style associated with technobanda (tecnobanda in Spanish), a modernized version of a regional Mexican banda style, ‘banda sinaloense,’ named after the state of Sinaloa in which...

Música Grupera

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The term grupo is used in Mexico to refer to a ‘group’ or band of musicians that does not prioritize any of its members (although many groups have one or more better-known members, for example, the vocalist). The ‘group phenomenon...

Durango

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 443,600 (2004) Durango is the quintessential northern Mexican city. Six hundred and seventy-two miles (1,082 km) from the US frontier, it is not a border town. Five hundred and fifty-five...