Louis Head http://kunm.org en Mambo, Latin Jazz and Bobby Sanabria http://kunm.org/post/mambo-latin-jazz-and-bobby-sanabria <p>Mon. 18 May, 7:30p: Tune in to Raíces when we will feature the music of New York drummer, composer, arranger and bandleader <strong>Bobby Sanabria</strong>. We’ll talk about his life and times, and the music of the Puerto Rican and broader Latino community of New York, and of his beloved homeland the Boogie Down Bronx.</p><p>We’ll also get a taste of the just released <strong>“¡Qué Viva Harlem!”,</strong> a recording of the Manhattan School of Music Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra, conducted by Sanabria.</p> Sun, 18 May 2014 23:15:42 +0000 Louis Head 45399 at http://kunm.org Mambo, Latin Jazz and Bobby Sanabria Salsa Sabrosa …y Van Van Sigue Allí, Sigue Allí!: A Tribute to Juan Formell http://kunm.org/post/salsa-sabrosa-y-van-van-sigue-all-sigue-all-tribute-juan-formell <p>Fri. 9 May, 7p: We will pay homage to the late <strong>Juan Formell</strong>, co-founder and Director of Cuba’s Los Van Van, and feature three hours of the very best of his work. Thu, 08 May 2014 16:36:52 +0000 Louis Head 44942 at http://kunm.org Salsa Sabrosa …y Van Van Sigue Allí, Sigue Allí!: A Tribute to Juan Formell Recuerda a César Chávez http://kunm.org/post/recuerda-c-sar-ch-vez <p>Mon. March 24th, 7p: Tune in to Espejos de Aztlán Monday evening when we will have a conversation with representatives of <strong>Recuerda a César Chávez</strong>, in anticipation of the upcoming César Chávez Day March and Celebration on March 29 in Albuquerque!</p> Sat, 22 Mar 2014 02:29:48 +0000 Louis Head 42804 at http://kunm.org Recuerda a César Chávez Bay Area Percussionist, Composer and Bandleader JOHN SANTOS http://kunm.org/post/bay-area-percussionist-composer-and-bandleader-john-santos <p>Sat. Sept. 21, 2:30 p: We will be joined by Bay Area multi-percussionist <strong>John Santos</strong> for a conversation about his life and times, with of course a generous sampling of his music! Santos is a major exponent of Afro-Latin music through innovative use of traditional forms and instruments with contemporary music.</p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 23:29:52 +0000 Louis Head 35276 at http://kunm.org Bay Area Percussionist, Composer and Bandleader JOHN SANTOS PALMIERI on RAÍCES http://kunm.org/post/palmieri-ra-ces <p>Mon. July 15 , 7:30p: The RAÍCES Collective of KUNM invites you to a conversation with 9 time Grammy Award Winner <strong>EDDIE PALMIERI.</strong></p><div>Join us for an evening of great music and insights from the pianist, composer, bandleader and world treasure EDDIE PALMIERI, who will be performing at the New Mexico Jazz Festival, Saturday, July 27 at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe.</div><div> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 18:08:00 +0000 Louis Head 32013 at http://kunm.org PALMIERI on RAÍCES La Pistolera http://kunm.org/post/la-pistolera-0 <p><span class="userContent">Mon. 3/11: Great music and a visit from&nbsp; la Pistolera, front woman, and soloist Sandra Velasquez, plus a ticket giveaway to see Jesús Díaz y Su Qba in Albuquerque on April 6!</span></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 16:55:45 +0000 Louis Head 26274 at http://kunm.org La Pistolera Quetzal http://kunm.org/post/quetzal <p><span itemprop="description"><span class="fsl">Mon. 2/18 7:30p: Today, we’ll be joined by Quetzal Flores, co-leader of LA-based Quetzal. Well known and loved in New Mexico, Quetzal just won a Grammy Award for Best Latin Alternative, Urban, or Rock Album, for Imaginaries, released on Smithsonian Folkways (<a href="http://www.folkways.si.edu/" rel="nofollow nofollow" target="_blank">www.folkways.si.edu</a>). We’ll be celebrating with Quetzal and listening to some of their music. Mon, 18 Feb 2013 23:46:53 +0000 Louis Head 25242 at http://kunm.org Quetzal Percussionist Wilson “Chembo” Corniel and more! http://kunm.org/post/percussionist-wilson-chembo-corniel-and-more <p><span itemprop="description"><span class="fsl">Mon. 1/21,&nbsp; 7:30 p: Tune in for lots of great music plus a live interview with New York-based hand percussionist Wilson “Chembo” Corniel. Corniel recently released his tribute to Thelonious Monk and Mongo Santamaria entitled “Afro-Blue Monk.” The new year finds the prolific Latin jazz artist busy recording a new CD. Been dying to see him and his crew out here in NM.<br> Mon, 21 Jan 2013 19:02:30 +0000 Louis Head 23965 at http://kunm.org Percussionist Wilson “Chembo” Corniel and more! Panameño pianist Danilo Pérez http://kunm.org/post/paname-o-pianist-danilo-p-rez <p><span itemprop="description">&nbsp;Mon. Oct 8, 7:30p: Raíces features Panamanian pianist and composer, Danilo Pérez.</span> His distinctive blend of Pan-American jazz, covering both the folkloric and world music of the Americas, has attracted critical acclaim and loyal audiences.&nbsp; As a member of the Wayne Shorter Quartet since early 2000,&nbsp; he won a Grammy. Pérez <span itemprop="description">and his TRIO will perform later this week at the Outpost in Albuquerque. </span></p> Mon, 08 Oct 2012 21:46:29 +0000 Louis Head 19637 at http://kunm.org Panameño pianist Danilo Pérez It’s CUCARACHA TIME http://kunm.org/post/it-s-cucaracha-time <p><span style="font-family:">Sat. 9/29, 2p: It’s <b>CUCARACHA TIME!&nbsp;</b></span><span style="font-family:"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"> this Saturday afternoon on Raíces&nbsp;</span> when we will be joined live by Los Angeles-based cartoonist, humorist and social critic <b>Lalo Alcaraz</b> </span><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:">(ajua)</span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"> </span><span style="font-family:">for a sampling of his life and times. Creator of the nationally-syndicated comic strip <i><a href="http://www.gocomics.com/lacucaracha/" target="_blank">La Cucaracha</a> </i>and of “self-deportationist” character <a href="http://pocho.com/meet-daniel-d-portado-the-original-self-deportationist/" target="_blank">Daniel D. Portado</a><i>, </i>Alcaraz is “Jefe in Chief” of the “Ñews y Satire” website <a href="http://www.pocho.com" target="_blank">pocho.com</a>. He also hosts the weekly <a href="http://www.kpfk.org/programs/91-pocho.html" target="_blank">Pocho Hour of Power</a> on KPFK-FM in LA, and is widely rumored to be a close confidant of <a href="https://twitter.com/MexicanMitt" target="_blank">Mexican Mitt Romneez</a></span>.</p><p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;mso-add-space:auto;line-height:normal"> Thu, 27 Sep 2012 23:24:37 +0000 Louis Head 19200 at http://kunm.org It’s CUCARACHA TIME