Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn’t open, click the iTunes icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from Tejaño Roots: Father of the Texas-Mexican Conjunto by Narciso Martinez, download iTunes now.

Do you already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

Tejaño Roots: Father of the Texas-Mexican Conjunto

Open iTunes to preview, buy and download music.


Born: 29 October 1911 in Reynosa, Mexico

Genre: Regional Mexican

Years Active: '20s, '30s, '40s, '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s

Narciso "El Huracan del Valley (The Hurricane of the Valley)" Martinez is considered the "father of conjunto music." A prolific artist, capable of recording 20 tunes in a single day, Martinez established the framework for the music of the borderlands between Texas and Mexico. In addition to recording such classic tunes as "La Chicharonera," "La Parrita," "La Polvadera," and "Los Coyotes" on his own, Martinez used his distinctive accordion playing to accompany such norteno and cajunto artists as Carmen...
Full bio
Tejaño Roots: Father of the Texas-Mexican Conjunto, Narciso Martinez
View in iTunes

Customer Ratings

We have not received enough ratings to display an average for this album.