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September 2018

Corridos: Mexican Ballad Songwriting & Guitar Workshop

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gail Borden Public Library, 270 N. Grove Ave
Elgin, IL
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CORRIDOS: MEXICAN TRAGIC BALLAD SONGWRITING & GUITAR WORKSHOP Learn to write an authentic Mexican “corrido” in this free, two‐hour workshop with Juan Díes, co-founder of the GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY Nominated Sones de México Ensemble. Those who own guitars may bring them for a quick lesson on how to play corridos on your guitar. By the end of this workshop the class will have written an original song in a corrido form. The corrido is a 150‐year-old Mexican ballad tradition…

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