Interview with Gerardo Meza, Lincoln, Nebraska

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Gerardo Meza
Gerardo Meza (Lincoln, Nebraska)

Gerardo Meza is a first-generation Mexican American, the son of immigrants who settled in Lincoln, Nebraska, in 1960. He has been creating art since childhood and has worked professionally as an artist for most of his adult life. As a songwriter and musician, he has performed with his band the Mezcal Brothers for the past twenty-two years as the primary songwriter, lead singer, and rhythm guitarist. In 2016, the Mezcal Brothers were inducted into the Nebraska Music Hall of Fame. He has toured extensively in the U.S. as well as parts of Europe since 2000 with the Mezcal Brothers. For the past ten years, Gerardo Meza has taught art at Lincoln Public Schools’ Arts & Humanities Focus Program High School. 

Interviewed by Holly Hobbs, 09/29/2020.
Holly Hobbs
Music; United States; Covid-19 Pandemic
Lincoln, Nebraska
Musicians in America during the Covid-19 Pandemic
Society for Ethnomusicology

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