Mariachi in Tucson
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Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008 | 10:50 a.m.
Tucson, Ariz., loves its mariachi music. The town was the original U.S. host of the International Mariachi Conference in 1983. Two legends in Tucson's musical heritage share their thoughts on the town's music education curriculum and tell how the future of Vegas' own mariachi program is being shaped by former Tucson residents. (2:40) -- (The Sun has gone on the road to listen to voters and talk to political leaders around the West. Reporters will examine the economic, cultural and demographic forces re-shaping the region as they drive to Denver for the first of the two major party conventions the Sun will cover.)