Lila Downs

Lila Downs

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Lila Downs is a Mexican/American singer-songwriter. She performs her own compositions as well as tapping into Mexican traditional and popular music. She also incorporates indigenous Mexican influences and have recorded songs in indigenous languages such as Mixtec, Zapotec, Maya and Nahuatl and P'urh pecha. Downs is the daughter of Mixtec cabaret singer Anita S nchez and Allen Downs, a Scottish/English-American professor of art and cinematographer from Minnesota. She grew up partly in the Mexican state of Oaxaca, partly in the U.S. state of California as a teen, and Minnesota as an adult where she graduated from the University of Minnesota in voice and anthropology. She later returned to Mexico where she learned to weave. Later, she began singing in the club scenes of Oaxaca and Philadelphia along with Paul Cohen, an American-born saxophonistshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 150 x 224 x 10mm | 181.44g
  • Acu Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135706705
  • 9786135706703