José González, a musician drawn to styles around the globe

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 4:37pm

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José González was first inspired by the Brazilian bossa nova and Latin folk that his parents played at home in Argentina. Then he took notice of the hardcore punk bands he heard while a student at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden. On his latest album, “Local Valley,” he turned to Africa, particularly Ghanaian highlife.