I’ve had a fondness for mariachi music ever since my trips to Mexico back in the 1960s and 1970s. This episode of California’s Gold is one that I managed to miss on television, so I’m really glad that the Chapman University archives are keeping Huell Howser’s wonderful adventures alive into the future. I hope you enjoy as much as I did hearing this traditional music and seeing the professionals and the students playing and learning together.
Join Huell and listen to the magic of mariachi music and follow its origins from Jalisco, Mexico to its present-day sounds on the streets of Los Angeles. The world renowned Los Camperos de Nati Cano are featured, as well as the student mariachis of Garfield High School in East Los Angeles, and mariachis on Olvera Street.