Definition of conjunto in English:
noun (plural conjuntos)
(In Latin America or Hispanic communities) a small musical group or band.
- This year the season encompassed twenty-seven bands and combos playing swing, salsa, jigs, reels, Cajun, country, rock ‘n’ roll, polka, TexMex conjunto, tango and zydeco.
- A patchwork of Latin American musical styles, conjunto music is as varied as the lands from which it comes.
- Mestizaje undergirds the complex patterns of hybridity Tex-Mex, conjunto, crossover etc. - that have propelled Hispanic music into the popular-music mainstream of North America.
Spanish, literally 'an ensemble, group'.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia