- "Las Poblanas"
Taking its name from the mountainous region of northwestern Mexico, Son de Madera specializes in Son Jarocho, a musical style based on the traditions of Veracruz, Mexico. Son de Madera strives to incorporate new sounds into this traditional style to create a unique cultural and musical experience.
Rubi Oseguera dances in the zapateado style during Son de Madera's performance.
Founded in 1992, the band has traveled the world, performing at folk festivals across Canada as well as tours in Holland, Spain and Morocco. Here, it performs original arrangements of four traditional Son Jarocho songs for the Mountain Stage audience gathered in Morgantown, W.Va.
Though you can't see her captivating dancing here, you'll hear the rhythmic stepping of Rubi Oseguera in the zapateado style, along with lively bass, guitar and percussion accompaniment. Singer and guitarist Ramon Gutierrez also gets in on the dancing.