Guitarrón “Primeras Lecciones” Method Book by Fernando Hernández “El Polvos”
JD Salazar Music
The guitarrón is a stringed musical instrument created in Mexico in the 19th century, it is used in traditional Mariachi music for its low notes. It is considered as the essential base of Mariachi music. In these lessons the basics to correctly execute this instrument are explained, we will learn its tuning, its structure, and basic exercises to begin with the guitarrón.
Fernando Hernández was a guitarronist for Mariachi 2000 de Cutberto Perez, participating in television programs, recordings and accompaniments of artists such as Luis Miguel, Lucero, Aida Cuevas, Ana Gabriel, Pedro Fernández, Alejandro Fernández, Vicky Carr, Miguel Aceves Mejía, Placido Domingo, Leo Dan, Daniela Romo, Veronica Castro, Jose Luis Rodriguez "El Puma", Maria de Lourdes, Estela Nunez, Carlos Cuevas, Elsa Aguirre, has played in the Palace of Fine Arts with the National Symphony Orchestra. Also, he was an alternate with Mariachis such as: "Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán", "Mariachi América de Don Jesus Rodriguez de Hijar", "Mariachi Sol de México de José Hernández", "Mariachi Juvenil Tecalitlán de M.A. de Santiago "," Mariachi México de Pepe Villa ", and" Mariachi Camperos de Nati Cano ".