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Marimba Linda Xelajú (Uncredited)

Marimba Linda Xelajú

The members of Marimba Linda Xelaj ú exemplify the tension between tradition and innovation in their interpretation of Guatemalan marimba. The transmission of musical knowledge from father to son is very common practice in traditional music. However, the sharing of knowledge from father to daughter opens up new possibilities in the practice of Latino music. The Girón family, a local D.C.

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Marimba Linda Xelajú 1/9/13: Marimba Linda Xelajú

The D.C.-based group performs traditional and innovative interpretations of Guatemalan marimba.

Marimba Linda Xelajú

The D.C.-based group performs traditional and innovative interpretations of Guatemalan marimba.
Marimba Linda Xelajú 6/29/05: Marimba Linda Xelajú

The Millennium Stage joins the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in its celebration of Nuestra Música, exploring the Latino face of American life through music and dance, with Marimba Linda Xelajú performing traditional and innovative interpretations of Guatemalan marimba.

Marimba Linda Xelajú

The Millennium Stage joins the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in its celebration of Nuestra Música, exploring the Latino face of American life through music and dance, with Marimba Linda Xelajú performing traditional and innovative interpretations of Guatemalan marimba.
Marimba Linda Xelajú 7/5/04: Marimba Linda Xelajú

The Millennium Stage joins the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in its celebration of Nuestra Música, exploring the Latino face of American life through music and dance, with Marimba Linda Xelajú performing traditional and innovative interpretations of Guatemalan marimba.

Marimba Linda Xelajú

The Millennium Stage joins the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in its celebration of Nuestra Música, exploring the Latino face of American life through music and dance, with Marimba Linda Xelajú performing traditional and innovative interpretations of Guatemalan marimba.

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