Louis Head

Raíces
5:15 pm
Sun May 18, 2014

Mambo, Latin Jazz and Bobby Sanabria

Credit Percussion maestro Bobby Sanabria / www.bobysanabria.com

Mon. 18 May, 7:30p: Tune in to Raíces when we will feature the music of New York drummer, composer, arranger and bandleader Bobby Sanabria. 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.

We’ll also get a taste of the just released “¡Qué Viva Harlem!”, a recording of the Manhattan School of Music Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra, conducted by Sanabria.

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Salsa Sabrosa
10:36 am
Thu May 8, 2014

Salsa Sabrosa …y Van Van Sigue Allí, Sigue Allí!: A Tribute to Juan Formell

Credit Louis Head, Folleto 1998 ca. La Habana

Fri. 9 May, 7p: We will pay homage to the late Juan Formell, co-founder and Director of Cuba’s Los Van Van, and feature three hours of the very best of his work.

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Espejos de Aztlán
8:29 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

Recuerda a César Chávez

Credit Cesar Chavez Mural, by Carlos “Cookie” Gonzalez (Malcolm X Plaza) / San Francisco State University Student Union (www.sfsustudentcenter.com)

Mon. March 24th, 7p: Tune in to Espejos de Aztlán Monday evening when we will have a conversation with representatives of Recuerda a César Chávez, in anticipation of the upcoming César Chávez Day March and Celebration on March 29 in Albuquerque!

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Raices
5:29 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

Bay Area Percussionist, Composer and Bandleader JOHN SANTOS

Credit www.johnsantos.com

Sat. Sept. 21, 2:30 p: We will be joined by Bay Area multi-percussionist John Santos 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.

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RAICES
12:08 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

PALMIERI on RAÍCES

Credit http://eddiepalmierimusic.com/

Mon. July 15 , 7:30p: The RAÍCES Collective of KUNM invites you to a conversation with 9 time Grammy Award Winner EDDIE PALMIERI.

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.

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Raices
10:55 am
Tue March 12, 2013

La Pistolera

Credit Sandra Velasquez - / http://www.pistolera.net/

Mon. 3/11: Great music and a visit from  la Pistolera, front woman, and soloist Sandra Velasquez, plus a ticket giveaway to see Jesús Díaz y Su Qba in Albuquerque on April 6!

Music
4:46 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Quetzal

Credit Musical group Quetzal - 55th Grammy Awards / Matt Sayles / Invision / Associated Press

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 (www.folkways.si.edu). We’ll be celebrating with Quetzal and listening to some of their music. Then later on in the program, we will be joined by José Miguel Acosta, back in New Mexico with a lot of Reggae en Español that he will  share with us.

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Raices
12:02 pm
Mon January 21, 2013

Percussionist Wilson “Chembo” Corniel and more!

Credit Wilson "Chembo" Corniel / www.chembocorniel.com

Mon. 1/21,  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.

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Raices
3:46 pm
Mon October 8, 2012

Panameño pianist Danilo Pérez

 Mon. Oct 8, 7:30p: Raíces features Panamanian pianist and composer, Danilo Pérez. His distinctive blend of Pan-American jazz, covering both the folkloric and world music of the Americas, has attracted critical acclaim and loyal audiences.  As a member of the Wayne Shorter Quartet since early 2000,  he won a Grammy. Pérez and his TRIO will perform later this week at the Outpost in Albuquerque.

Raices
5:24 pm
Thu September 27, 2012

It’s CUCARACHA TIME

Self-portrait, by Lalo Alcaraz

Sat. 9/29, 2p: It’s CUCARACHA TIME!  this Saturday afternoon on Raíces  when we will be joined live by Los Angeles-based cartoonist, humorist and social critic Lalo Alcaraz (ajua) for a sampling of his life and times. Creator of the nationally-syndicated comic strip La Cucaracha and of “self-deportationist” character Daniel D. Portado, Alcaraz is “Jefe in Chief” of the “Ñews y Satire” website pocho.com. He also hosts the weekly Pocho Hour of Power on KPFK-FM in LA, and is widely rumored to be a close confidant of Mexican Mitt Romneez.

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Raíces

Raices is a KUNM Volunteer Collective dedicated to bring listeners the rich and diverse Latin American,Chicano and Hispano musical roots and alternative culture, rhythms, instruments and singers or musicalgroups. From our particular life experience we all have an individual passion and love to share suchsongs and musical pieces you won’t hear anywhere else.

Raices Shows air Mondays 7:30 to 10 pm, Saturdays 2 to 5 pm. “Salsa Sabrosa” is also brought to you byRaices Collective Fridays 7 to 10 pm; and “Corazon Tanguero” every other Monday 9:30 to 10 pm.