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Tubas are having their moment in Southern California

November 15, 2011 |  2:45 pm

A cadre of young tuba players in Los Angeles are revolutionizing Mexican brass bands. “We were in a little box before. Now they’ve set us free and we’re able to show what we’re capable of,” says Santiago "Shagi" Mata in an article in Tuesday's Los Angeles Times. “Now the girls want us to play near them and take photos with us.”

Click here to read Sam Quinones' story about the tuba revolution.