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  • This is the sound of my father rehearsing for the first time in three years. For the last ten years of his career my father played with only his index and middle fingers on the neck of his violin. He essentially re-taught himself how to play the same songs he played his entire life. This is him rehearsing with the use of all his fingers again.

    My father learned to play to violin when he was eleven years old. Leaving his ranch at the ripe old age of 14, he played in gypsy bands, latin bands, and even faked being a classical violinist in the Governors Ball in Houston, TX.

    But what my father loves most is being a mariachi.

    This is the only recording I have of my father singing on stage.

    This one's for you Dad.
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