Los Cojolites is powerful expression of traditional Son Jarocho from the Southern part of Veracruz, infused with a youthful energy and jam band esthetic that creates a body shaking experience of Mexican folk psycedelia. Their exprssion of the tradional music style combines powerful polyrhythm with trance like harmonies that have awed audiences all over the world. Their hand made stringed instruments embody the Spanish/Indigenous/ African traditions that their music represents. Recently they collaborated with Mexico’s premier rock band, Maldita Vecindad and San Francisco’s folk/electonica ensemble Sistema Bomb to create a new sound they call Electro-Jarocho.
They started in 1997 as a workshop studying their regional dance, a poetry and music known as Son Jarocho ... READ MORE