MISSION, Texas — The debut single by The Ybarra Boyz, a brother duo from McAllen, Texas, who have gained thousands of views for their TikTok videos sharing a passion for Tejano and Conjunto music, was released by MAR Records. “TYB Special” is a collaboration with members of Los Chamacos honoring Conjunto legends with the instrumental medley.
“Los Chamacos are great mentors to us; this has been a great and awesome experience that we will always remember for years to come,” said brothers, Abraham Ybarra, 9, who plays the bajo quinto, and Rogelio Ybarra III, 11, plays the accordion.
“TYB Special” is a mix of their favorite polkas, “Atotonilco” by Tony de la Rosa, “Sacate los Piojos Chencha” by Mingo Saldivar, and “Rosa Ana” by Tony de la Rosa.
The instrumental includes two special guests from Los Chamacos, Edward “Chato” Ordonez on bass and Ruben Mendoza on drums. The track was recorded at Joslin Records Studio by Roel Joslin and produced by Jerry Alvarez.
The Ybarra Boyz were appreciative to Roel, Edward, Ruben, and Hugo Moreno of Los Chamacos for their guidance and support and the opportunity to learn from great musicians while gaining experience that the brothers will always treasure forever, and for helping their dreams come true.
“We had an awesome experience, and it was an honor to be with you all in this,” added The Ybarra Boyz.
With the support of their parents, Roy and Yvette Ybarra, and the guidance of Jerry Alvarez and MAR Records, this is only the beginning for, The Ybarra Boyz, who are keeping conjunto music alive!
“TYB Special” from The Ybarra Boyz is impacting radio now, and the tune is expected on all digital music platforms soon.
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