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Latin Roots Explores The Protest Music of South America
How Latin Hip-Hop Kept The Funk Intact
World Cafe: Latin Roots - Latin Jazz Essentials with Aaron Luis Levinson
Latin Roots: It Takes Two - Tango Essentials…
How Easing The Embargo Has Helped Spread & Revitalize Cuban Music In Surprising Ways
World Cup Begins –Latin Roots Brings Us The “Official” (And Not So Official) Music
Latin Roots Celebrates Cuba’s Los Van Van As Their Founder Juan Formell Passes
Latin Roots: The King of Calypso, The Mighty Sparrow Our Latin Roots segment today with Ernesto Lechner of the syndicated radio show The Latin Alternative. He joins us to talk about The Mighty Sparrow, a musical giant who has been a defining force in Calypso and Soca music for more than five decades. Ernesto brings his personal passion to this musician he loves, discussing Sparrow’s music that was at first both familiar and exotic to…
Latin Roots – Venezuela’s Salsa Star Oscar D'León Continues To Improvise Every Show April 24, 2014 It is a very personal Latin Roots today with The Latin Alternative's Ernesto Lechner here to tell about one of his very favorite artists, the Venezuelan salsa singer Oscar D'León. D'León is in his 70s and still going strong with a demanding style of improvisational salsa. As Ernesto will tell us, D'León directs the band using hand gestures and…
Latin Roots: Nueva Trova from Cuba Transcends It’s State-Supported Origins April 10, 2014 - Producer Aaron Levinson is back with a new Latin Roots segment on Nueva Trova, a style of music that started in Castro's Cuba in the 1960's but continues today. It started as a political music celebrating the ideals of the revolution but the music lives on, not just in Cuba but abroad.
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