Conjunto Music icon, Flaco Jiménez and friends


The beloved Grammy-winning conjunto accordionist and Texas Tornados co-founder has decided to end his solo recording career with a statement: the down-home album “Flaco Jimenez Con Sus Amigos,” made with childhood friends.

He says it’s his last solo album. No equivocation.

“It’s time,” said Jimenez, 71. “I’m not going to quit. But as far as solo albums, this is the last one.”

Coming from the man most responsible for exporting conjunto out of the humble West Side to the world, often in genre-bending combinations, the news is hard to fathom.

Read more: http://www.mysanantonio.com/default/article/Flaco-and-friends-995426.php#ixzz1DDKp8bvb


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2 Comments on “Conjunto Music icon, Flaco Jiménez and friends”

  1. […] Conjunto Music icon, Flaco Jiménez and friends (via Conjunto music y más) Posted on February 6, 2011 by gringz| Leave a comment The beloved Grammy-winning conjunto accordionist and Texas Tornados co-founder has decided to end his solo recording career with a statement: the down-home album “Flaco Jimenez Con Sus Amigos,” made with childhood friends. He says it’s his last solo album. No equivocation. “It’s time,” said Jimenez, 71. “I’m not going to quit. But as far as solo albums, this is the last one.” Coming from the man most responsible for exporting conjunto out of the … Read More […]

  2. jaime gallegos says:

    hola , mi nombre es jaime gallegos ,, quisiera saber ,,si hay a la venta dvd’s en vivo ,oh c.d de eventos donde amenise oscar hernandez and tuff band. ,,por favor si me puede dar informacion de donde pueda conseguir su musica . sus c.d originales ,


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