The Latin Alternative's Ernesto Lechner discusses the Venezuelan salsa singer, a personal favorite.
The roots and branches of Latin music.
WXPNWorld Cafe's latest episode of Latin Roots features a style of music that started in Castro's Cuba in the 1960s as political music celebrating the ideals of the revolution.
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.
WXPNThe Grammy-winning nine-piece Latin funk band specializes in being diverse, from Colombian cumbia to a Black Sabbath tribute. They're in the studio for our Sense of Place series.
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.
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.