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  • n. Plural form of bolero.


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  • Gormé is of Sephardic Jewish heritage, which definitely isn't gabacho, and recorded one of the most-beloved albums of Mexican abuelitas everywhere: Amor, a collection of Latin American boleros with the Mexican group Trio Los Panchos that's all about Los Panchos' twinkling triumvirate of guitars and Gormé's sighing voice--just play "Sabor a Mi" to any chica, and watch her chonis melt away, the raison d'etre for hombres from sunrise to sunset.

    Gustavo Arellano: ¡ASK A MEXICAN!: Day Laborers and Música

  • Perhaps as a result, cardigans got a new groove, reviving shapes such as boleros and shrunken shrugs.

    Looking Coordinated With Cardigans

  • He became famous for his "boleros" (romantic ballads), which had their roots in Cuba in the 1800s, and the Cubans adopted him as one of their own.

    A legend in his time: composer Agustin Lara

  • Go for the boleros, not the children's songs. esperanza

    Mexican children's songs

  • Well ... for developing an ear for Spanish, I agree -- go for the boleros.

    Mexican children's songs

  • Where Cole's voice, on boleros and sambas especially, was among the silkiest sounds known to man, Mr. Murray has made his ensemble at once as rough as sandpaper and as smooth as satin.

    The Jazz Scene: Giving Cole the Royal Treatment

  • Incorporating romantic boleros and hair-raising shrieks of joy, Mr. Murray's project reminds us of Cole's status as eternally avant-garde.

    The Jazz Scene: Giving Cole the Royal Treatment

  • She not only sings Brazilian bossas but also boleros from Mexico and Cuba, and is such a accomplished storyteller that you get her gist even if you don't speak Portuguese or Spanish.

    Blues From Brazil to China

  • Mr. Jordan added many electronic devices to the instrument and adapted jazz standards such as "Harlem Nocturne" and "Midnight Sun" to a genre best known for its polkas, waltzes and boleros.

    Esteban 'Steve' Jordan, influential Tejano musician, dies at 71

  • Guillot, who recorded more than 60 albums of boleros, provided a female slant to lyrics more often interpreted from a male standpoint.

    Olga Guillot obituary


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