Special Programming

Latin Music – July 12, 2013

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Fusing both the U.S. and Latin American cultural traditions, Latino music is as diverse in genre and style as the people who make it. While many crossover Latino musicians have become popularly known, there are many independent artists and bands who haven’t hit the radar yet. Come learn about these lesser known performers, their geographic journeys revealed through song, and the social issues they explore. If you’re interested in the folk-oriented ranchera genre, the hip-hop influenced reggaeton (re-ga-ton) genre, the syncopated rhythms found in these stunningly diverse musical expressions, and everything in between, you’ll want to listen in.

Playlist

Artist Song Album Label
La Sonora MatanceraElegua Quiere Tambo
Hector LavoeLejos De Ti
Los Van VanMB Esto Te Pone La Cabeza Mala
Toto la MomposinaEl Pescador
Los Angeles AzulesEntrega de Amor
Celso Pina y Su Ronda BogotaCumbia Poder
Sonora ColombianaCumbia Rocio
Mark Anthony y La IndiaVivir Lo Nuestro
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