Musica Tejana: Nuestra Musica
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Música Tejana, or Texas–Mexican music, is contagious and makes you want to dance. Its diverse beat can be a polka, a cumbia, a bolero, or a ranchera. It can also have influences from other musical styles such as disco, pop, rap, country, and reggae. Música Tejana sounds come from a variety of instruments, including accordions, synthesizers, electric guitars, congas, or "pitos" (horns). This type of music, known as "Tejano" in the contemporary period, is extremely popular in Texas and other parts of the United States and Mexico.