The San Francisco Bay Area has been home to innumerable outsize figures in Latin music, including Pete Escovedo, Carlos Santana, Rebeca Mauleon, Bobi Cespedes, and many others. Percussionist, composer, and bandleader John Santos holds a special place in that pantheon. Tune into “The Hear and Now,” with host Derk Richardson, on Thursday night, right after … Continued
Host Nancy Kahn holds a timely discussion with guest, Jim Brulé, spiritual storyteller, about the transformative process of bringing together people from different backgrounds to share their personal stories. Jim shares his vast professional experiences in leading groups of individuals and communities from different faiths and backgrounds in storytelling. He highlights the outcomes of this … Continued
Sing Out welcomes a chat and performance by John Simon. And what stories he has to tell! Simon may not be a household name, but this musician-composer-arranger’s projects are world-famous: he produced Big Brother & the Holding Company’s “Cheap Thrills,” the Band’s first two albums, Leonard Cohen’s first album, Blood Sweat & Tears’ first, and … Continued
It’s another installment of the approximately annual Derk and Dirk Show, as singer-songwriter Dirk Hamilton joins host Derk Richardson in the KPFA studio. Dirk, accompanying himself on acoustic guitar, will sing several songs from a deep repertoire that goes back more than 40 years (to such albums as Meet Me at the Crux and Thug of … Continued
For KPFA’s 70th birthday, the legend, Alice Walker stops by our studios to help us celebrate
On April 17, at 10 PM Sing Out welcomes a chat and performance by John Simon. And what stories he has to tell! Simon may not be a household name, but this musician-composer-arranger’s projects are world-famous: he produced Big Brother & the Holding Company’s “Cheap Thrills,” the Band’s first two albums, Leonard Cohen’s first album, … Continued
Rod Armstrong comenta sobre algunas de las películas en español y de interés para la comunidad latina, así como de los programas de música del Festival Internacional de Cine de San Francisco. Conducida por Miguel Guerrero.
Guitarist, singer-songwriter Victor Krummenacher, a founding member of Camper Van Beethoven and Monks of Doom, has just released his latest solo album, Blue Pacific, a collection of deep, inward-looking, original folk-rock songs, recorded with Greg Lisher (Camper, Monks), David Immerglück (Camper, Monks, Counting Crows), co-producer and pedal steel master Bruce Kaphan, and many others. Joining host … Continued
Alam Khan performs north indian classical sarode, a 26 stringed instrument, with no frets. He will be accompanied on tabla to perform for the 30th anniversary of Joanna Manqueros hosting music shows in the Bay.
Friday, April 5, 2:30 pm, KPFA radio The disability community can thank people with Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities (and their allies) for an incredibly useful new tool. ABLE accounts have come to California. For the first time, many of us can now amass substantial savings without being penalized with dollars deducted from our Social … Continued