tutorials & rehearsals


 

La Morena tutorial

This video is an excerpt from the Virginia Humanities supported project Son Jarocho: New Sones From an Emerging Virginia Culture. This clip, created in November 2018, features master jaranero Zenen Zeferino in a jarana tutorial of the traditional son jarocho piece, La Morena.

Clogging on Guacamaya

This video is an excerpt from the Virginia Humanities supported project Mexilachian Son: New Songs for an emerging Virginia Culture. This clip, created in November 2018, features master jaranero Zenen Zeferino, and Lua Project singer Estela Knott, both dancing in their own rhythmic styles, Zenen in three and Estela in 4/4, as they work on an Appalachian infused arrangement of the traditional son jarocho piece, La Guacamaya.

 

Cobber’s Life rehearsal

Dave and Estela rehearse a new arrangement of their original composition, Cobber's Life with Zenen. In this first attempt, they are blending their song, which is in a 4/4 meter, with the traditional son jarocho piece, El Pajaro Cu, which is in three.

Coco Advanced

This video is an excerpt from the Virginia Humanities supported project Mexilachian Son: New Songs from an Emerging Virginia Culture. This clip, created in November 2018, features master jaranero Zenen Zeferino demonstrating advanced rasgeado patterns for the traditional son jarocho piece El Coco. This was recorded in November 2018 in Charlottesville, VA.

 

Blue Ridge Mt. Boy Rehearsal

This video is an excerpt from the Virginia Humanities supported project Mexilachian Son: New Songs from an Emerging Virginia Culture. This clip, created in September 2018, features a fragment of a rehearsal of the Lua original Blue Ridge Mountain Boy.

La Guacamaya Rehearsal

Estela Knott-vocal/jarana, David Berzonsky-bass/vocals, Zenen Zeferino-jarana/vocals, Matty Metcalfe-banjo/accordian, Christen Hubbard-mandolin/fiddle