By. Jayden Steward
Some Pictures of various Mariachi Groups
Connection to Dance
The traditional dance that is associated with mariachi is son jalisciense and son jarocho is the zapateado, a type of footwork that originated in Spain. When dancing the zapateado the performers drive the heels of their boots or shoes into the dance-floor, pounding out swift, often rhythms which complement the different rhythm of the musical instruments.
The Music Today
Mariachi music will remain the same and follow its traditional ways. Mariachi groups with still wear the same outfits they play today and play the same instruments as well. Mariachi will always be played at special events and many marriages.