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Flaco Jimenes - Partners

Posted By: BigBrother
Готов поспорить: мало кто знает, кто такой Флако Хименес. А кто такой "тейяно"? Раньше Техас был мексиканским, и жили в нем мексиканцы. Потом пришли белые завоеватели с Севера и кое-кто из мексиканцев остался там жить. Вот они-то и есть - "тейано". И музыка у них специфическая тоже назувается "тейяно". А поет ее Флако Хименес (кстати, и Teхas Tornados ltkfют это веьма неплохо). Мне этот стиль весьма нравится - он необычен. А Флако называют "королем аккордеона". Послушайте, оцените. Если понравится - поделюсь еще чем-нибудь из своей коллекции. У меня музыки в стиле кантри - 14 гигабайт.


Flaco Jimenes - Partners | 320 Kbps



Flaco Jiménez (born March 11, 1939) is a Tejano musician from San Antonio, Texas. Jimenez's father, Santiago Jimenez Sr. was a pioneer of conjunto music. By the time he was seven years old, Flaco was performing with his father. He began recording at fifteen, as a member of Los Caporales. He played in the San Antonio area for several years, and then began working with Douglas Sahm in the 1960s. Sahm, better known as the founding member of the Sir Douglas Quintet, played with Jimenez for some time. Flaco then went on to New York City and worked with Dr. John, David Lindley, Peter Rowan, Ry Cooder and Bob Dylan. He appeared on Cooder's innovative world music album Chicken Skin Music.

Jimenez won a Grammy Award in 1986 for "Ay Te Dejo En San Antonio", a song of his father's. He was also a member of the supergroup The Texas Tornadoes, with Augie Meyers, Doug Sahm and Freddy Fender. The Texas Tornadoes earned a Grammy Award in 1990, and Jimenez earned one on his own in 1996, when his Flaco Jimenez won the Grammy Award for Best Mexican-American Performance. In 1999, Flaco earned another Grammy Award for Best Tejano Performance (Said and Done, Barb Wire Records), and one for Best Mexican-American Performance as a part of supergroup Los Super Seven. Jimenez has also won a Best Video award at the Tejano Music Awards and earned a Lifetime Achievement Award from Billboard Latin Magazine for "Streets of Bakersfield" with Dwight Yoakam and Buck Owens.

Jimenez has appeared in the film Picking up the Pieces, with Woody Allen and Sharon Stone. He also appears on the soundtrack to that movie, and in many others, such as Y Tu Mamá También, Borders, Tin Cup and Striptease.



Jimenez's latest CD is Squeeze Box King (2003, Compadre Records).
А тем, кто не решается качать все - одна песня на пробу.
Try this sample:
http://rapidshare.de/files/9820754/Flaco_Jimenes_-_Alright__I_m_Worng.mp3