This is a short excerpt of the longer interview available HERE.
Ernesto Marquez was raised in Des Montes / Arroyo Seco New Mexico. Ernie is part of Padre Jesus de Nazareno Arroyo Seco La Morada de Nuestra Soledad. Ernie’s Grandfather, Gabriel Marquez Senior, was also part of the Arroyo Seco Morada de Nuestra Soledad. Ernie is also a member of Grupo Mezcal, an award winning and touring band based in Taos NM. Grupo Mezcal was formed around 1983.
Interview Date: March 4th, 2021
Interviewer: Chris Arellano
Interview Location: Ernesto Marquez’s his home in Arroyo Seco, New Mexico
Interview Topics: Ernie’s history with La Morada Brotherhood and his history as a contemporary musician in New Mexico