Songs of Wood and Steel: In Studio with David Hidalgo
Songs of Wood and Steel: In Studio with David Hidalgo is a documentary film that captures the 2007 studio collaboration between Los Cenzontles and Los Lobos front man, David Hidalgo, that ultimately became the Los Cenzontles album Songs of Wood and Steel, a collection of traditional Mexican and crossover songs at the Los Cenzontles Studio. The documentary is an engaging dive into creative convivencia and music making.
Directed by Emmy Award winning filmmaker Chris Brown, the film demonstrates Hidalgo’s generous, creative genius as both mentor and artistic collaborator while making soulful, musical joy. It is the “Get Back” from the heart of the neighborhood.