Music and Mexican Immigrant Life in New York

Cathy Ragland
The Museum of the City of New York is set to present Music and Mexican Immigrant Life in New York on Thursday, June 16 at 6:30 pm.

With the growth of New York’s Mexican population comes an increased presence of Mexican music, dance, and culture. Cathy Ragland, author of Musica Norteña: Mexican Migrants Creating a Nation between Nations (Temple University Press, 2009) traces the various styles of Mexican music that have become part of the city’s musical landscape.

Co-sponsored by the Center for Traditional Music and Dance.

Reservations required: 917-492-3395 or e-mail programs@mcny.org

Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street
New York, NY 10029
www.mcny.org
212-534-1672

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. He was also the executive producer of the first Latino feature film made in North Carolina titled “Los sueños de Angélica.”.

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