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Documentaries & Concerts

"Buena Vista Social Club"

     Ry Cooder's classic documentary film, which chronicles his successful quest to find the pioneers of Cuban folk music.  Ry traveled to Cuba, circumventing government restrictions at the time, and found the musicians and recorded an album, also called "Buena Vista Social Club," which sold millions of copies around the world.  This culminated in a concert at Carnegie Hall in New York, which is also part of this documentary film.


"Calle 54"

     The acclaimed film "Calle 54" gives a behind the scenes look into the lives of Tito Puente and some of the greatest Latin jazz artists of our time.  Directed by academy award winner Fernando Trueba, the film also features Brazilian pianist Elaine Elias, Argentinean tenor sax great Gato Barbieri, Paquito D'Rivera, Tito Puente, and many more.  The musicians featured span from New York to Puerto Rico and Spain to Cuba.  There are incredible performances by all the artists in the film.  The musicians and music rank with the best and most sophisticated in any genre on the planet!


"Chulas Fronteras"

     Documentary about the history of the music along the Texas/Mexican border.  The DVD includes a second documentary caled "Del Mero Corazon" plus 30 minutes of bonus footage.  "Chulas Fronteras" includes artists such as Lydia Mendoza, Flaco Jimenez, Narciso Martines, Los Alegres de Teran, Rumel Fuentes, don Santiago Jimenez, Los Pinguinos del Norte, Ramiro Cavazos, and others.  Ry Cooder calls "Chulas Fronteras" "the best visual record of Tex-Mex & Norteño music that I know."  "Del Mero Corazon" is described by the Texas Monthly in this way "there is history, there are expressions of pride in La Raza, demonstrated by street murals and by 'Las Nubes,' an uplifting anthem to the Latin heritage, sung by Little Joe y La Familia."  The bonus footage includes Lydia Mendoza, Narciso Martinez, Santiago Jimenez, and others and 14 new songs never before released on film.


"Los Lonely Boys: Cottonfields and Crossroads"

     Hector Galan's great documentary on the story of the San Angelo, Texas musical band of brothers, Henry, Jojo, and Ringo Garza.  The film "fuses exciting live performances, vivid imagery of West Texas, and intimate personal stories, resulting in a heartfelt and moving account that brings to life Los Lonely Boys' incredible musical journey."  "Cottonfields and Crossroads" is a compelling portrait of a band of brothers who, against all odds, overcome poverty and live the American rock & roll dream."


"Los Lonely Boys: Texican Style"

     Concert DVD video of a Los Lonely Boys concert in Austin, Texas.  It also features Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound, behind the scenes documentaries, and a photo gallery.


"Los Lobos Live at the Fillmore"

     DVD video of Los Lobos' 2004 concert at the legendary Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco.  It includes performances of 21 songs and behind the scenes documentary footage.


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