Conjunto’s Roel Flores keeps music alive with paintbrush


The 69-year-old musician-turned-artist, said he hopes his art can bring his memories and experiences as a migrant worker to life. He aims to preserve the history of migrant workers and connect with those that grew up with the same values and love for conjunto that he did.

“I’m trying to keep conjunto alive, not by sound, but by sight,” Flores said.

Read more here:  The Monitor

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