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Mi Musica: Mexican American Music of the Past and Today (1994)


Narrated by Tejano music star Selena Quintanilla-Perez, this 1994 educational video produced by Maverick Video Productions gives a brief overview of Mexican American music, from its historical and cultural influences to its varied musical and dance styles. While Mexican American music abounds in various states across the nation, Selena focuses on Texas and California, highlighting the origins and development of Tejano and NorteƱo music in both regions. She also demonstrates several popular dances, from polka to country western to cumbia.

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