"Poncho At Montreaux"
Live concert by Poncho Sanchez at the legendary Montreaux
Jazz Festival in Switzerland, released in 2004. Poncho
Sanchez is a Chicano salsa musician who grew up in East L.A.
David Torres, Poncho's long-time keyboardist and music director,
is another Eastside musician who was in the original Tierra.
Motion picture biography of the legendary Tejana singer Selena,
whose life was tragically cut short. Jennifer Lopez
does a great job portraying Selena and Edward James Olmos
does likewise playing her father.
Santana's "Supernatural" live concert in 2000, a
time he was riding high on the success of the critically acclaimed
and best selling album of his career.
"Santana Live by Request"
This dvd was made from Santana's 2005 summer tour.
plays his new stuff, he shines on the old and amazing
material that launched him into stardom.
Tornados - Live From Austin, Texas"
See the great Tex-Mex all-star
band, the Texas Tornados perform on the legendary Austin City
Limits television show taped on October 16, 1990. Freddy
Fender, Flaco Jimenez, Augie Meyers, and Doug Sahm perform
such as "She's About a Mover" and "Mendicino"
from Doug Sahm's days with the Sir Douglas Quintet, Freddy
Fender's mega-hit "Before the Next Teardrop Falls,"
and the Texas Tornados' good time song "Hey Baby Que
El Cantante is the 2006 motion picture biography of Puerto
Rican salsa pioneer Hector Lavoe starring Marc Anthony and
Jennifer Lopez. The film follows Lavoe's passionate
relationship with Puchi and his skyrocket to international
fame. But even when he has it all, Lavoe is unable to
escape the allure of drugs and his personal pain.
Salsa Kings" features performances by Tito Puente, Ruben
Blades, Eddie Palmieri, and the Fania all stars. Video
and audio are not great, but when it comes to some vintage
video, that's the way it is. This is a good buy for
hard core salsa fans.
"Our Latin Thing (Nuestra Cosa)"
"Our Latin Thing" is a
a musical documentary
which captures the innovative and exciting salsa music of
the Fania All Stars in New York in the 1970s. Filmed at
the Cheetah on August 26, 1971 and throughout New York City, the
film features legendary Latin artists such as Ray Barreto,
Willie Colon, Hector Lavoe, Johnny Pacheco and many more.
"Accordion Dreams" is
an award winning documentary film by Hector Galan about Tejano
conjunto music featuring Flaco Jimenez and other masters of the
"The Little Willie
"The Little Willie G. Story- I Wanna Testify" tells
the story of the life of Little Willie G. The lead singer
for Thee Midniters in the 60s and for Malo in the early 70s,
went through trials and tribulations with drug addition until
he found his salvation. The DVD is available at Little
Willie G.'s my space page,
"Ruco Chuco Cholo Pachuco"
One man show by Chicano actor Pepe
Serna. Through his mystical rhymes, the versatile actor
takes you on a journey dating back to the Pre-Columbian era that
includes the legends from beyond. This universal stage
propels him into a variety of characters from his past, present,
and future as he explores the Chicano experience and roots with
split second intensity. Serna's performance goes in and
out of each personality with laser-like clarity as he jumps from
century to century, continent to continent and ranging from the
very serious to the comedic. This is a very powerful
theatrical piece, well written and brilliantly acted. For
more info and to order: e mail-
phone- (213) 706-8989