AMERICANA ( uh-mer-i-kan-uh) 1. – A Spanish word referring to all things American including folklore, history, art, literature, and music. 2. – A modern musical genre that is founded on and pays homage to traditional American styles.
Welcome to Yerba Blue’s site. That’s my band and we play a pretty unique style of music. Our name says it all. Yerba is an Americanized version of hierba, meaning grass. Yerba Blue-grass? Yup, one day I woke up with this ill-advised idea of fusing Americana with Afro-Cuban rhythms. You can hear the results and judge for yourself by checking out our debut album, Americaňa.