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The Regional Mexican Genre Continues to Rise

A History of Banda Music

Photo by Alejandro Cartagena 🇲🇽🏳‍🌈 on Unsplash

Sinaloa

Banda music is based in the western Mexican province of Sinaloa. The style was inspired by the music of military bands. Taking their cues from the Spanish military, 19th century Mexican military bands played with fifes, drums, and eventually wind instruments in order to scare the enemy or give orders during…

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