Saturday, February 09, 2008

"El santo cachón" - Los embajadores del vallenato

This is an incredibly goofy video behind a sprightly little vallenato.

This one is tougher. The accordion-man is playing a Hohner Corona II, which is a two-voice triple-row diatonic box.

And, here's one more example of vallenato.

This music comes from the coast of Colombia. It features a an ensemble of rhythm instruments, and very distictive diatonic accordion figures.


Anonymous said...

Wow, those cats are jamming.

mister anchovy said...

It's a very edgy kind of sound, isn't it? I find it very compelling.