biographical name | encyclopedia/music | lexicon/new-mexico-music lexicon/sanchez-family | Pronounced: Al Hur·ri·cane \al hur-i-keyn\ | IPA: /ˈæl ˈhɜr ɪˌkeɪn/ Definition of Al Hurricane Alberto Nelson Sanchez 1936- American musician. Al Hurricane. “The Godfather of New Mexico Music,” a leading music performer for approximately half-a-century, his music has remained influential since the rock ‘n’ roll era, well through, to the modern era. Cultural […]Continue reading
Alberto Nelson Sanchez Jr. 1959- American musician. Al Hurricane, Jr.. The son of Al Hurricane, a leading music performer of New Mexico music, influential rock musician and contributor to New Mexico’s music scene.
geographic name | part of encyclopedia/places Pronounced: \al-buh-kur-kee\ or \awl-boo-ked-kay\ IPA: /ˈæl bəˌkɜr ki/ or /ɔl bʊˈkɛ.ɾ keɪ/ Definition of Albuquerque The largest city in New Mexico, the center of the larger Albuquerque Metropolitan Area, and the county seat of Bernalillo County. This city is located in Central New Mexico at the western foothills of the Sandia Mountains. Currently known as a modern multicultural […]Continue reading