SINGERS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SINGERS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) US-born banda singers find success in Mexico, US http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58144216-68/mexico-music-banda-ortiz.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58144216-68/mexico-music-banda-ortiz.html.csp">US-born banda singers find success in Mexico, US</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T21:19:16.187-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 09:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mexico City • Banda music is the soundtrack of modern Mexico, with its thumping polka beat and trumpets blasting everywhere from rural fairs to working-class Mexico City weddings. And it is increasingly made in the U.S.A. Once the equivalent of country music, with lyrics about rural life sung by men from Mexico’s western badlands, it is more and more being produced in the suburbs of Phoenix and Los Angeles, and sung by Mexican-Americans who grew up speaking English and listening to rock and rap...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581442162014-07-02T21:19:16.187-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-02T21:19:16.187-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58144216@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 21:19:16 MDT