Pioneer Valley Soundscapes

Learn more

You can learn more about the people and places shown in our documentary, as well as the wider community, at the sites below.

William Cumpiano (and on Wikipedia)

Santiago's Family Restaurant

Grupo Canela — The Santiago family band's MySpace page, which includes three of their songs.

"Music and Food are inextricably linked at family restaurant" says the title of a Massachusetts Folk Arts blog post about the Santiago Family Restaurant.

The Cuatro Project — A research and documentary project focusing on Puerto Rican musical heritage co-founded by William Cumpiano.

Criollo Clasico — Lead by José González, Criollo Clasico is an Amherst-based group playing contemporary Latin music.

Aguinaldos on YouTube — Videos, many showcasing young people, of traditional aguinaldos being played.