Flaco Jimenez

Made in Louisiana and Revered in Texas, Cajun Music Legend Marc Savoy Has a Boundless Influence

December 15, 2021 | By Joe Nick Patoski

If you ever visit Southeast Texas, you’ll notice the distinctive Cajun culture that permeates the region.

The Music of Conjunto Inventor Narciso Martinez Lives on in San Benito and Our Hearts

October 29, 2021 | By John Nova Lomax

Today marks the 110th anniversary of the birth of Narciso Martinez, the inventor of conjunto music and a man whose sound has spread far and wide, becoming as identifiably a part of the Texan landscape as bluebonnets and Longhorns.

San Antonio Accordion Master Flaco Jiménez Lets His Accordion Do the Talking

April 29, 2021 | By Joe Nick Patoski

Leonardo “Flaco” Jiménez is San Antonio music royalty. Known as “El Rey de Texas” for his mastery of the accordion, the 82-year-old comes from a pioneering family of conjunto, the soul music of South Texas Mexican Americans.

Hey Baby, Que Taco! Flaco Jimenez’s Son Opens a Food Truck in San Antonio

January 12, 2021 | By Joe Nick Patoski

For 13 years, Leonardo Jimenez has been a constant by the side of his father, Leonardo Sr., better known to the world as Flaco Jimenez, the San Antonio conjunto accordion legend and multiple Grammy Award winner.

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