Sounds of Mexico Infuse ‘Coco’ Score

November 2017
Variety;11/14/2017, p83
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the use of Mexican music for the musical score of the animated film "Coco," produced by Pixar. Topics discussed include the insights of co-director Adrian Molina on the role of music consultant Camilo Lara on finding Mexican musicians, the role of composer Germaine Franco on arranging the songs for the film and the recordings of the traditional Mexican music.


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