Today’s audio pick is “L.A. Band Features World’s First Trans Mariachi,” a story from award-winning Latino USA about the Mariachi Arcoiris de Los Ángeles, the first mariachi band (in mariachi history) with an openly transgender woman as a member. The mariachi musician in question, Natalia Melendez, and her director, Carlos Samaniego, both are featured in this story.
Find out more about Mariachi Arcoiris de Los Ángeles on their website: www.arcoirisdelosangeles.com.
Find out more about Latino USA on their website: www.npr.org/programs/latino-usa.
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Source: L.A. Band Features World’s First Trans Mariachi | SoundCloud
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