Legendary Tejano accordionist Bruno Villarreal was sitting in a nursing home, blind, unable to walk and without his instrument. But when social work professor Clayton Shorkey gifted him a small accordion, he came to life.
Back home in San Antonio, radio-television-film junior Rigo Navaira and his sister, UT alumna Destiny Navaira perform Tejano music for a crowd of all ages. But here in Austin, they notice a different vibe.
In Stephanie Bergara’s stacks of worn out tapes and CDs, tubes of Sephora’s Always Red lip stain and a wireless mic decorated with carefully placed rhinestones, the memory of Selena Quintanilla lives on.
Many musicians turn toward love for their inspiration, weaving tales of triumph and heartbreak to tell their stories. But with Mac Miller’s most recent release, he doesn’t just focus on one romance — he professes his feelings for every woman alive.