Dr. Loco's History of Chicano Music

Dr. Jose Cuellar presents an entertaining educational lecture on the diverse origins of the multicultural Mexican American musical heritage. This multimedia presentation spans from the late 19th century to the present, and both sides of the U.S. - Mexico border. It highlights the transcultural nature of Chicano music by underscoring how it reflects the diverse international influences from Europe, the Caribe, Africa, and the Americas.

This lecture-demonstration is adaptable:

  • for all ages
  • for languages, English or Spanish
  • in length, from 45 to 90 minutes
  • in scope, Chicano or Chicano / Latino in the U.S.

In presentation, Dr. Loco performs live examples with the Rockin' Jalapeño Band.The lecture can also be presented using compact discs as recorded examples of the material. A slide and video presentation can accompany either format;

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Booking Information:

Manager - Anastacia Powers
Dr. Loco
P.O. Box 410023
San Francisco, CA
(415) 822.3209 phone
(415) 822.3203 fax

or call Felicia or Jean at Speak Out!
P.O. Box 99096
Emeryville, CA
(510) 601-0182 phone
(510) 601-0183 fax