FILM

Follow Arturo O'Farrill to the remotest regions of Veracruz, Mexico, where he meets and jams with the masters of son jarocho. Director: Varda Bar-Kar; Executive Producers: Quincy Jones, Andrew Young, Carlos Santana. Learn more

Book

Multi-Grammy-winning producer and New York Times best-selling author Kabir Sehgal examines the relationship between the US and Mexico, an extended foreword from historian Douglas Brinkley, and an afterword by Ambassador Andrew Young. Learn more

Album

Multi-Grammy winner Arturo O'Farrill records an album that includes over 50 artists, 30 songs, and involved 5 recording sessions. The music features Hamilton's Mandy Gonzalez, Regina Carter, Antonio Sanchez, Villalobos Brothers, Rahim AlHaj Trio, Sahba Motallebi, Rafa Sardina, and son jarocho icons Patricio Hidalgo, Ramon Gutierrez Hernandez, Jorge Francisco Castillo, and more! Learn more

Tearing Down Walls

This project tears down 3 walls:
(1) Physical walls - Recorded musicians on both sides of the San Diego and Tijuana border
(2) Musical walls - Featured special guests from different musical traditions such as jazz, classical, Broadway, hip hop, san jarocho
(3) Recording walls - Recorded both outside in the live environment and also in a recording studio

This project has 3 formats:
(1) Film features legendary son jarocho artists
(2) Book on United States-Mexico relations
(3) Album was recorded across 5 sessions

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