Nesbitt Memorial Library

Santiago Jiménez Jr. Appears at Library

May 11, 2004
Distinguished Texas conjunto musician Santiago Jiménez Jr. discussed his career, influences, and musical style, and played some fifteen to twenty songs, at the library on May 11, 2004. Jiménez, whose appearance was sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Texas Commission on the Arts, and facilitated by Texas Folklife Resources, also played several numbers with local musicians, among them Jim Kearney on guitar, Sioux Sanders on several hand-held rhythm instruments, and Marion Henkhaus (pictured at right with Jiménez) on piano accordion. null