Tish Hinojosa - From the White House to el barrio, Tish Hinojosa has enchanted, enlightened and entertained countless listeners with her distinctive cross-cultural music. In the process, she has become one of the most acclaimed and beloved artists in the contemporary Latin and folk scene. With a purity of voice and a vision that also embraces pop, rock, tejano and international styles into her music, she reflects modern America's multicultural richness with sincerity, heart and a winning musicality.
Eliza Gilkyson's music is a personal quest of self-discovery: unique, yet drawing on universal themes. Eliza Gilkyson is the daughter of successful folksinger Terry Gilkyson, Eliza is a third-generation poet/musician who, growing up in Los Angeles, knew that her life would revolve around music. "I got into it for all the wrong reasons, more as a survival tool then anything else, but it proved to serve me more than I dared to imagine it ever could." As a young teenager she recorded demos for her dad (who wrote folk/pop music hits "Greenfields", Marianne", and "Memories are Made of This", among others) and started writing and recording her own material as well.
The music of the B-Side Players of San Diego, Aztlán represents the renacimiento of musical cultural renaissance of Chicano(a), Mexicano(a), Latino(a), Indigena, Africano(a) and International Liberation movements. Poetic, idealistic, and revolutionary lyrics and rhythms give birth to a Nueva Cancion genre produced in the post-modern world, within the entrails of the United States Empire. The innovative creation is a hybrid gift of influences and legacies from all corners of the globe, exclusively produced in Aztlán for the rest of the world.
The five practiced, risk-taking twenty-something musicians and singers who make up this singular new band out of Winnipeg, Manitoba will, if asked, good-naturedly toss out some of the attempts at labels astonished listeners have turned to. In the two years that they've been a unit, many have tried to describe The Duhks' music-- "contemporary acoustic," "progressive soul-grass," and "kick-ass rock/folk fusion" being just a few of the attempts to classify the group.
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