But their work on the preservation of the tradition even goes beyond the music itself. They have recovered, composed and published in their CDs several collections of: old traditional children songs, songs about forgotten traditions of the Tajo valley workers, and songs illustrating historical episodes of their city of Aranjuez. They also organize folk music festivals in cities and villages of the province of Madrid. In their seventh CD named "Penas y Alegrias", the members of Aljibe present one of their most elaborated works and they show their talent playing all kinds of instruments: Juan Rodríguez : accordion, drum, tambourine, Galician gaita bagpipe, sax, voice, typewriter (as percussion instrument) Luis Ramón Martín : guitars (acoustic, Spanish), bandurria, guitarro manchego Domingo Martínez : guitars (acoustic, Spanish, electric), santur, cistro José Manuel Rodríguez : tambourine, lute, clapping hands, bass, cortina, darbouka, cajón, bongos, banjo Manuel Marcos : santur, drum, guitar, clapping hands, keyboard, voice, Spanish guitar, shakers Luis Miguel Novas : flutes, clarinet, whistles, shakers, Castilean whistle Teresa García : violin, voice, clapping hands, shakers Teodomiro Rodríguez : bass, acoustic guitar http://www.myspace.com/aljibefolk Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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