Roman Garcia en Las Alegres Ambulancias live at IFAM <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>One week after their in studio appearance, Las Alegres Ambulancias took the stage at the International Folk Art Museum in Santa Fe.&nbsp; This 9 piece group visiting from Columbia came to the 11th anual Folk Art Market to share their unique Afro-Columbian music and culture.&nbsp; KUNM was there to capture it Live!&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 19:29:03 +0000 Roman Garcia 48048 at Las Alegres Ambulancias live at IFAM Las Alegres Ambulancias <p><iframe width="300" height="169" src="//" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Las Alegres Ambulancias (Happy Hearses) originally from San Basilio de Palenque, Colombia are bringing their Afro-Colombian music and culture to New Mexico.<br /><br />During their live performance for Raíces show (on July 5th), the 9 band members shared their 500-year old cabildo/lumbalu traditions. Their drummers and voices shook KUNM!<br /><br />Find out more about the band:<a href=""></a></p><p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 23:39:04 +0000 Roman Garcia & Cristina Baccin 47668 at Austin Piazzolla Quintet <p></p><p></p><p>Austin Piazzolla Quintet specializes in the music of the late Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla. APQ continues in the Nuevo Tango tradition with unique arrangements of Piazzolla's classic compositions, breathtaking original compositions, and talented improvisation. The quintet features some of the finest talent on the Austin music scene today, with experienced musicians coming from diverse backgrounds and educated at some of the world's finest music schools.<br /><br />The group dropped by our studios for a live performance and interview with Afternoon Freeform host Harry Norton.<br /><br />The ensemble consists of James Anderson (violin), Jonathan Geer (keyboard), Mike Maddux (accordion), Tony Rogers (cello) and Pat Harris (bass).<br /><br />Find info about the band here at <a href=""></a></p><p> Fri, 23 May 2014 23:17:02 +0000 Roman Garcia 45687 at Austin Piazzolla Quintet Chicharra Live from Studio A <p></p><p>In the heat of a summer afternoon in the desert, Chicharra [CHEE-CHAR-A] emerges. &nbsp;&nbsp;This is a band from Albuquerque, N.M. featuring: Monica Demarco [voice/bass] Marisa Demarco [voice/bass], Mauro Woody [voice/bass], and Henry Hutchinson [drums]. &nbsp;In English, "chicharra" is "cicada," and the vocal harmonies of the band reflect that.&nbsp;</p><p>Chicharra&nbsp;performed a live set from KUNM's Studio A for Music to Soothe the Savage Beast on March 11, 2014. &nbsp;Engineered by Simon Welter, hosted by Derek Caterwaul.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 20:16:40 +0000 Roman Garcia 42687 at Chicharra Live from Studio A Live and Local - From Samba to Swing <p></p> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 21:08:40 +0000 Roman Garcia & Roman 24019 at Live and Local - From Samba to Swing Live and Local - Certified Organic <p>Sat. 1/12 7p: &nbsp; Hear "Certified Organic" &nbsp;recorded live at the Albuquerque Museum as part of the 2012 Jazz Under the Stars series. &nbsp;The group combines the sophisticated sounds of a jazz quartet with the soul of a blues band and mixes it with the grooves of a funky party band. Built around the inimitable sound of the Hammond B3 organ, Certified Organic features some of New Mexico’s finest players: Stu MacAskie (B3), Glenn Kostur (saxophone), Dimi DiSanti (guitar) and John Bartlit (drums).&nbsp;</p> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 20:50:00 +0000 Roman Garcia & Roman 24015 at Live and Local - Certified Organic Supersax - Live Jazz Under the Stars <p>Sat. 1/5 7p: Tonight we showcase Supersax New Mexico, recorded live at the Albuquerque Museum Ampitheater August 11, 2012. &nbsp;Supersax is five saxophones, trumpet and a rhythm section playing orchestrated Charlie Parker tunes. The performance was part of the Jazz Under The Stars presented by the NM Jazz Workshop. &nbsp;KUNM Production Director Roman Garcia, engineered the live recording, mixed it for broadcast and hosts tonight’s show. Enjoy.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 20:40:46 +0000 Roman Garcia & Roman 23442 at Supersax - Live Jazz Under the Stars