Wednesday, May 16, 2012

2012 Conjunto Music Hall of Fame inductees

Posted By on Wed, May 16, 2012 at 2:19 PM

click to enlarge courtesy-of-ramon-hernandez-4jpg
(photo courtesy of Ramón Hernández)

Salomé Gutiérrez A songwriter and recording entrepreneur who recorded many of the greats in his small home studio. Flaco Jiménez, Salvador García, Eddie "Lalo" Torres, and Toby Torres are a few of the legends he worked with. Gutiérrez is also the owner of San Antonio Music Publishing and Del Bravo Records.
click to enlarge juanita-janie-esparzajpg
Juanita "Janie" Esparza Owner of Janie's Record Shop. She's been promoting conjunto/tejano music at her shop for more than 30 years. Adán and Alfredo de la Rosa The brothers of Tony De la Rosa, one of the most popular figures and stylists in the history of conjunto music. Adan was Tony's long time bajo sexto player and second voice. Alfredo is also an accordionist and vocalist who performed for many years with Los Hermanos de la Rosa.
click to enlarge chacha-with-guitarjpg
Abelardo "Chacha" Jiménez Considered one of the best vocalists in the history of conjunto/tejano music, Jiménez sang with El Conjunto Bernal, his own band Los Chachos, and Oscar Hernández and the Tuff Band.
click to enlarge bernardo-martinezjpg
Bernardo Martínez The bandleader, vocalist, and bajo sexto player from Laredo's Bernardo y sus Compadres has been performing for over 45 years.

Special 31st Annual Gala Celebration Dinner & Baile

$65 (includes Conjunto Music Hall of Fame Dinner & Baile, a Best of the Tejano Conjunto Festival CD, and TCF 2011 magazine)
$100 (includes Conjunto Music Hall of Fame Dinner & Baile, a 3-day Rosedale All-Events Pass, a Best of the Tejano Conjunto Festival CD, and a TCF 2011 Magazine)
6:30pm-10pm Thu, May 17
8:15pm: Rick De la Rosa y Los D Boyz
9pm: Bernardo y sus Compadres
Guadalupe Theater
1301 Guadalupe
guadalupeculturalarts.org
(210) 271-3151
(text prepared by Juan Tejeda and Enrique Lopetegui)
 

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Calendar

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.