Latin Hemispheres (Music)
Providing a wide spectrum of contemporary tunes, beats, sounds and pulsations all with the Latin touch. From club dance to traditional rhythms, from tock to jazz, from chill to throb. Two hours of fun, grace, weird and the human spirit. ¡Asi nos gusta!
Sun Jul 28th 2013 1.00am–3.00am
R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links
Time zone: central
Enrique Olivares Y Los Vampiros “Al's Place”
from California Funk Rare Funk 45s from the Golden State (Jazzman Records 2010) —was a San Francisco band consisisting of Latino and Caucasian musicians.
The Village Callers “Hector Part 1”
from Latin Oldies Volume Four (Thump Records 2000) —Village Callers were one of the best bands in East Los Angeles in the late 60s. One of the 1st bands with with roots in the "Eastside Sound" of the time to utilize Latin percussion. Their repertoire was a mix of r&b, Latin & Latin Jazz.
Joe Bravo “Sissy Strut”
from Texas Funk Black Gold From The Lone Star State 1968-1975 (Jazzman Records 2005) —A covers of The Meters tune from 1969, from a funky Tex-Mex band featuring real nice percussion work. Originally released on the El Zarape label.
Cimarron “El Cimarrón (The Wild Bull)”
from ¡Cimarrón! Joropo Music from the Plains of Colombia (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings www.folkways.si.edu 2011) —joropo music from the Orinoco plains of Colombia and Venezuela
Familia Colón “Aguinaldo Jibaro”
from Folk Masters: Great Performances Recorded Live at the Barns of Wolf Trap (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings www.folkways.si.edu 1993) —jibaro ensemble from Puerto Rico
Los Caimanes “La Azucena”
from Music of México, Vol. 3: La Huasteca - Huapangos y Soñés Huastecos (Arhoolie Records unk 1995) —La Azucena translates to "The Lilly"
Cachao “A Gozar Con Mi Combo”
from Ritmo de la Noche Rhythm of the Night The Very Best Of Latin Jazz (Sony 2002) —Cachao is Cuban bass player extraordinaire Israel "Cachao" Lopez
Armando Rodriguez & Victor Rendon Latin Jazz Orchestra “Where You At?”
from Havana Blues (Palmetto www.palmetto-records.com 1998)
Chavela Ortiz and Brown Express “Besos Y Copas”
from Brazos Films Presents Chulas Fronteras and Del Mero Corazon (Arhoolie 1995) —"Kisses and Drinks". Chavela was one of the few women fronting Norteno bands AND playing lead accordian.
Los Centzontles “El Ahualulco”
from Raza de Oro (Los Cenzontles Mexican Arts Center 2010) —Los Cenzontles is a band, a nonprofit organization, a music academy, a community space for youth and families, and a hub for Latino artists – all working in tandem to amplify our Mexican roots here in the Bay Area and beyond
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