Information about Tex-Mex or Tejano music genre

Tex-Mex music (Texan-Mexican music) is the name given to various forms of folk and popular music originating among the Mexican-American populations of Central and Southern Texas.

The Music Genres List site covers many of the most popular styles of Tex-Mex / Tejano music, we hope this becomes the definitive list of these music genres on the Internet, send an email to add @ musicgenreslist dot com if you feel any Tex-Mex / Tejano music genres are missing and we’ll add to complete the music list.

Tex-Mex / Tejano (with thx to Israel Lopez)

  • Chicano
  • Classic
  • Conjunto
  • Conjunto Progressive
  • New Mex
  • Tex-Mex

With roots in the late 19th century, it became a music genre with a wider audience in the late 20th century thanks to artists such “The Queen of Tejano”, Mazz, Elida Reyna, Los Palominos, Ramón Ayala, Elsa García, Laura Canales, La Mafia, Jay Perez, Emilio Navaira, Audi Y Zentimiento, Alicia Villarreal, Gary Hobbs, Shelly Lares, Stefani Montiel, David Lee Garza, and Jennifer Peña.

Note on New Mex – This Style of Music is just coming into the surface in the State of New Mexico U.S.A. – It’s a combination of Tejano, Conjunto, and a bit of Rock!

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