New Old Sound from Puerto Rico: Plena Libre

Bassist and band leader Gary Nunez. Photo courtesy Plena Libre

hide captionBassist and band leader Gary Nunez.

Plena Libre

As part of the NPR series "Musicians in Their Own Words," we hear from Puerto Rican musician Gary Nunez. With his band, Plena Libre, Nunez is reviving and re-inventing the rhythmic Puerto Rican musical style known as plena.

Features in the series are produced by David Schulman and NPR's Jeffrey Freymann-Weyr.

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