WXPNToday's show features a Puerto Rican style affectionately known as jibaro, or "Puerto Rican Hillbilly Music." The music hails from the countryside and is about love, work and celebration.
The roots and branches of Latin music.
Josh Norek, host of The Latin Alternative, plays Spanish-language covers of bands such as Radiohead.
WXPNJosh Norek returns to World Cafe with Latin music for Spanish speakers and English speakers alike.
WXPNJudeo-Iberian music dates back more than 500 years and is helping to preserve a dying language.
WXPNCatalina Maria Johnson, the host of Beat Latino, shares her favorite sensory-expanding sounds from Latin America.
WXPNOn this holiday edition of Latin Roots, musician, record producer and writer Rachel Faro compares Puerto Rican Christmas celebrations by region.
WXPNIn conversation with host David Dye, Judy Cantor-Navas of Billboard magazine discusses the distinction between Cuban Christmas music made before and after the Revolution.
WXPNThe Latin Alternative band delivers a rousing performance on stage in Philadelphia for a special edition of Latin Roots.
WXPNHear three mouthwatering songs selected by Judy Cantor-Navas of Billboard magazine for Thanksgiving.
WXPNHear the record producer and artist discuss the Afro-Uruguayan style of Latin music. While the genre is popular in Uruguay, Candombe often goes overlooked outside of the country.