Jorge Andres Herrera
Musician and Educator
Jorge Andres Herrerra, who was born in Oxnard, CA and earned his BA and MA from UCLA with an emphasis in Chicana/o and Ethnomusicology. He is earning his doctorate in Ethnomusicology from UCLA, researching the study of border culture, Mexican corridos, and the musical outcomes of the Mexico-US border. He teaches various courses at Cal State Fullerton in the Chicana/o Studies department including; Chicano Music Experience, Mexican History, Music of Mexico, and Introduction to Chicana/o Studies. He founded Mariachi programs at Fillmore High School and Oxnard College and is working on his 10th album with his band, Hermanos Herrera. Jorge has toured with Mexican music legends Ramon Ayala and Paquita La Del Barrio to name a few.