Shades of Brown (2015)

Los Cenzontles and Andre Thierry unite their Latino and Creole traditions to create a soulful new sound. Los Lobos great David Hidalgo is featured prominently on the album which features zydeco accordion, guitars, drums, congas, washboard, jawbone and traditional Mexican percussive dance. French, Spanish and English mix fluidly, creating a fresh lyrical voice that reveals America’s richly diverse cultural heritage and future.

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Seeing Los Cenzontles, Zydeco accordionist Andre Thierry and David Hidalgo of Los Lobos onstage together merging Rock, Blues, Zydeco and Mexican music (traditional and contemporary) was a refreshing and incredibly energizing experience that I'll never forget.
Bonnie Raitt