Film, Video Eva Ybarra, Queen of the Accordion

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Title
Eva Ybarra, Queen of the Accordion
Summary
"Queen of the Accordion" Eva Ybarra performed a concert of conjunto music.
Event Date
September 13, 2017
Notes
-  Eva Ybarra, the "Queen of the Accordion," is one of on.y a few professional women accordionists in conjunto music. Ybarra has specialized in writing and composing original conjunto music while also exploring non-standard chord progressions, advancing the art form's evolution. After receiving her first record deal at age 14, she has performed and recorded many albums with her band, Eva Ybarra y Su Conjunto. Her notable recordings include "A Mi San Antonio" (1993) and "Romance Inolvidable" (1996). She has also served as a music educator and artist in residence at the University of Washington, Palo Alto College (San Antonio) and the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center. Ybarra is in the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center Conjunto Hall of Fame, the Tejano R.O.O.T.S Hall of Fame, the Univision Salon de Fama and the Tejano Conjunto Music Hall of Fame and Museum. In 2015, she received the South Texas Conjunto Association Lifetime Achievement Award.
-  Sandy Rodriguez is a vocalist in Eva Ybarra y Su Conjunto.
-  Pete Lopez is the drummer in Eva Ybarra y Su Conjunto.
-  Rick Perez is the guitar in Eva Ybarra y Su Conjunto.
-  Joe Perez is the bass player in Eva Ybarra y Su Conjunto.
Related Resources
American Folklife Center: https://www.loc.gov/folklife/
Running Time
1 hours 7 minutes 38 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video
image

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