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Created by: Studio Ochenta

USA 11+

Started: September 17th, 2019

Status: Active, 42 episodes

Kind: Story (start at episode one)

Language: English

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Mija Música: Los cerros
9:16 | Season: 4 |Episode: 6 | October 19th, 2022

In this final episode, Gavilán walks the streets of Monterrey one last time before returning to New York, and along his path he meets someone who gives his journey closure. 

Mija Música: La nostalgia
8:47 | Season: 4 |Episode: 5 | October 12th, 2022

In this episode, Gavilán visits abuelo Lolo’s other best friend: don Rafa, who owns a bookstore and is the neighborhood’s unofficial historian. He tells him how this community acquired a taste for a musical style as heavily nostalgic as vallenato. Plus, Gavilán finally understand what his abuelo in particular was pining for. 

Mija Música: La danza
10:16 | October 5th, 2022

In this episode, Gavilán shares the very particular style in which Colombian cumbia is danced in Monterrey. He also speaks to his abuela Yoya, who tells him how she met abuelo Lolo, back when he was an adventurous young man. 

Mija Música: El acordeón
8:30 | Season: 4 |Episode: 3 | September 28th, 2022

In this episode, Gavilán catches up with a childhood friend, and accordionist named Paloma. She grew up listening to norteña music, and tells the story of how Lolo introduced her to vallenato, a musical style that found a new home in Monterrey, a city that already boasted a passion for the accordion.

Mija Música: El ritmo
7:58 |Episode: 2 | September 21st, 2022

In this episode, Gavilán wants to learn more about his abuelo, so he meets El Guacho, a vallenato musician and very close friend of Lolo’s. El Guacho tells him the story of the two rhythm instruments of cumbia and vallenato: the caja and the guacharaca, and how so many rhythms, and even a rather fortunate accident, trace their roots to these two sounds. 

Mija Recommends: Ochenta Cuentos’ Fourth Season!
1:30 | September 15th, 2022

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Mija Música: El vallenato
6:42 | Season: 4 |Episode: 1 | September 14th, 2022

Gavilán lives in New York, but returns to his hometown of Monterrey, Mexico, for his grandpa Lolo’s funeral. Once there, he starts to discover that his grandfather, a famously stubborn musician who never wanted to leave the city, developed a fervent passion for Colombian vallenato.

Studio Ochenta Presents: Mija Música
4:00 | September 7th, 2022

The city of Monterrey, Mexico absolutely loves Colombian vallenato. This music was born thousands of miles away from here, but each one of its elements–the rhythm, the accordion, the lyrical nostalgia–allow us to understand how it managed to grow roots in this city.

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Created by: Studio Ochenta
Started: September 17th, 2019
Status: Active, 42 episodes
Kind: Story (start at episode one)
Language: English

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