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.

“Espejos de Aztlán”, is a weekly half hour interview segment, every Monday 7 – 7:30 pm dedicated to bring you local news and cultural/political discussions affecting our Latino/Chicano/Hispano New Mexican communities from a social justice perspective.

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Raíces
11:35 am
Fri October 3, 2014

World Animal Day / Día Mundial de los Animales

Credit Slumkat - http://www.slumkat.com/

Sat. Oct 4th, 2p: OCTOBER 4th is WORLD ANIMAL DAY established in 1931 by a group of ecologists in Florence, Italy to celebrate endangered species and all kinds of animal life (in coincidence with  the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron of animals).

Celebrate our best friends with Latin American songs that honor animal life: el tecolote, el caballo, la vicuña, el perro, el gato, el tucá guazú, el yurumí, and more! ¡FELIZ DÍA DE LOS ANIMALES!

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Raíces
11:10 pm
Sun September 28, 2014

From Dance To Theater

Techarí Poster (Portion)
Credit Casa Flamenca

    

Mon. Sept. 29th, 7:30p: Jesús Muñoz of Casa Flamenca drops by to discuss his next performance, "Techarí". In the Gypsy Caló, techarí means ¨to be free¨-not under the control or power of another. He´ll share with us his inspiration for this new work . When & Where: National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque Journal Theater, Friday-Saturday, October 3-4, 8pm

At 8:00 pm, Andrés Moreno and Colin Butts, cast members of the UNM production of the Federico García Lorca play, "As Five Years Pass" will open some surprises of this "pearl" of the theatre.

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Raíces
5:21 pm
Fri September 26, 2014

King of Vallenato Beto Jamaica

Beto Jamaica - Rey del Vallenato
Credit ww.betojamaica.net

Sat. Sept. 27, 3p: From Colombia to the Globalquerque, the day after their big concert, Beto Jamaica and his band shared with RAÍCES stories about vallenato and its origins. Mr. Jamaica is one of the most important vallenato and cumbia musicians of his country, and winner as Rey of the "Leyenda Vallenata Festival" in 2006.

Enjoy with us the music and the conversation from the backyard of Armando Ortega´s house in Los Ranchos de Albuquerque with friends and sheep as our witnesses...

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Raíces
3:03 pm
Fri August 1, 2014

Faith Amour

Credit Faith Amour / http://faithamourjazz.com

Sat. August 2nd at 3p: A descendent from the South American country Guyana and 2014 New Mexico Music Award for Best Jazz CD, Faith Amour shares her deep velvety voice with us. She takes us on a musical trip from her life in New Mexico, the Caribbean and African heritage of her ancestors, landing at a contemporary jazz with French flair.

Enjoy this conversation with artist Faith Amour about her choices as a musician, a singer, and a woman in the man's world of music.

Ms. Faith Amour will perform in Santa Fe from August 6 -12:

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Raíces
11:17 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

LAS ALEGRES AMBULANCIAS / Happy Ambulances

Credit Cover: Las Alegres Ambulancias / www.lasalegresambulancias.com

Sat. 5 July, 3p: Las Alegres Ambulancias (Happy Ambulances) originally from San Basilio de Palenque, Colombia, are bringing their Afro Colombian culture to New Mexico.

In their first day in the USA, they ´ll share their music with RAÍCES LIVE! en vivo! We will chat about their 500-year old cabildo/lumbalu culture and traditions. Their drummers will shake KUNM!

They´ll perform and teach:

Sunday, JULY 6th, 2:00 pm, Dance Workshop, National Hispanic Cultural Center - Salón Ortega, 17o1 4th St. SW, Albuquerque

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Raíces
12:17 pm
Thu June 12, 2014

LA SANTA CECILIA… se las trae!

Credit La Santa Cecilia / www.lasantacecilia.com - Profile Picture

Sat. 14 June, 3pm : Music and interview with "La Marisoul" o Marisol Hernández, lead singer of La Santa Cecilia, and José "Pepe" Carlos (accordion and requinto). Both have lots of stories to share: La Marisoul, a daughter of immigrants, lead a new generation of Latinos through social commentary with the Los Angeles based band. Pepe is a "Dreamer" and a member of this Grammy winning band (Best Latin Rock Album 2014) for their album Treinta Días. 

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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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RAICES
11:20 am
Fri May 2, 2014

New Mexican folk music: Cipriano Vigil... and a surprise!

Credit Cipriano Frederico Vigil, "New Mexican Folk Music/Cancionero del folklor Nuevomexicano"

Sat. 3 May, 2-4:15pm:

Composer, guitarrista and folk collector, CIPRIANO VIGIL  will come by to share his songs, stories, and his new book, "New Mexican Folk Music/Cancionero del Folklor Nuevomexicano" (UNM Press, 2014).

More info: www.newmexicofolkmusictreasure.com

And we´ll have a surprise! A Miguel de Cervantes character, PEDRO URDEMALAS will visit Raíces with a ristra de chile by the hand of the writer and advocate of traditional agriculture ESTEVAN ARELLANO.

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RAICES
8:39 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Balkanazo mexicano y chacarera

Credit Que tiene la Chacarera, by Sebastian Caceres, 2010

Sat. 5 April, 2p: Did you know that the Balkans moved to the Americas? Well... this Saturday, the Balkanazo Tropical is coming from Mexico!
Afterwards, we´ll move from North to South America with chacarera, music from the Argentinian folk heart: traditional, electronic, fusion with other genres, and even for children! Chacarera para todos los gustos! Y mucho más!

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Raíces
9:46 am
Sat March 15, 2014

Jorgito KAMANKOLA: "Antes que lo prohíban" (Before it´s forbidden)

Credit Picture: CD cover of Jorgito Kamankola-"Antes que lo prohiban"

Sat. 15 March 2:30pm, we´ll share the afternoon conversing with Jorgito KAMANKOLA from La Habana, CUBA about his new project: ANTES QUE LO PROHIBAN (Before it´s forbidden). Host: Cristina Baccin
Streaming on line: www.kunm.org
Picture: Jorgito Kamankola

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Raíces
10:45 am
Thu January 30, 2014

Galician Celtic music: Carlos Núñez

Credit www.carlos-nunez.com

Sat. 15 Feb. 2:30p: CARLOS NÚÑEZ, the magician of the gaita, Galician bagpipe, speaks with us about the magic of Galician celtic music, from the Northwestern region of Spain, and its relationship to the other celtic music traditions from around the world, including Latin America.  Our conversation is filled with sparks of light, mystery and revelation.

As part of Carlos Núñez 2014 North America Tour,  he will play in New Mexico:

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RAICES
11:18 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

Afro roots

Credit “Osain” by Samuel Lind / Cover of the book: "CapáCapa Prieto" de Yvonne Denis Rosario

Sat. 18 Jan. 2p: We´ll commemorate Martin Luther King birthday featuring poesia negra by Luis Palés Matos (Puerto Rico),  Nicolás Guillén (Cuba), and music that celebrates Afro roots in Latin America.

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RAICES
12:24 am
Fri January 3, 2014

De´Anza Paredes live

Credit De´Anza Paredes / www.deanzamusic.com

Sat. 4 Jan. 2p:   DE´ANZA PAREDES, a young Santafesina singer emerging as part of a new  generation of young Latino artists in the United States, will perform live with her vihuela during RAÍCES show. We´ll converse about how her bicultural home enriches her music. Ready to release her freshman album "Despertar", she launches her career as a Chicana artist.

Afterwards, at 3pm, we´ll begin to celebrate the Feast of Epiphany, the "Three  Kings Day", "Día de los Reyes Magos" or "La Befana" with songs, letters, and poems written and read by children. Be ready for surprises!

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RAICES
9:21 am
Fri December 13, 2013

Nacha Mendez and more "Ñú" Latin songs!

Credit Photo of Nacha Mendez by Bibi Borrego / http://nachamendez.bandcamp.com/

Sat. 14 Dec. 2 pm: Conversación y música con la artista Nacha Méndez, Premio  a la música Latina  New Mexico Music Awards 2013. Además, compartiremos las mejores  nuevas  canciones de artistas latinos tales como: Gaby Moreno (Guatemala), Leslie Cartaya (Cuba), Concha Buika, Caetano Veloso y más!

Conversation and music with artist Nacha Mendez, Latin Music winner New Mexico Music Awards 2013. Plus, we´ll listen the best  NEW ¡ÑÚ! songs of Latin musicians such as Gaby Moreno (Guatemala), Leslie Cartaya (Cuba), Concha Buika, Caetano Veloso y más!

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RAICES
4:45 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

El día de los Muertos: passion for life

Credit Artist: Artemio Rodriguez (Michoacán, México) / http://artemiorodriguez.net

Sat. 2 Nov. 2pm: Let´s fete together the visit of the almas en El Día de los Muertos.  Join us in a conversation with the directors  of the movie "La Festividad de los Muertos" o "Lanii Xtee Tugul",  Armando Espinosa Prieto and Craig Johnson. They documented the way that dead or almas are feted in Teotitlán del Valle (Oaxaca, México). We´ll share with you the stories and the soundtrack.

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RAICES
4:55 pm
Sat October 5, 2013

Is change the only thing traditional?

Credit www.raquelzrivera.com

Sat. Oct. 5, 3p: Come to walk with us around music of Puerto Rico, Haiti and Dominican Republic guided by Dr. Raquel Z. Rivera. We´ll stroll stopping in different "stations" of  music wondering about change and tradition.

Raíces
11:15 am
Sat September 28, 2013

FLAMENCO´S Golden Age: "1929"

Credit www.casaflamenca.org

Mon. 30 Sept. 7:30p: The world of flamenco’s "Golden Age” comes to life on RAÍCES  with artists from Spain, France, Cuba, Mexico, and the US directed by Jesús Muñoz presenting the show "1929". They´ll revive an era through a fresh combination of youth, creativity and modern-day groove. 

Their performance "1929" will take place on October 4th and 5th, at 8pm, National Hispanic Cultural Center. Website: http://www.casaflamenca.org

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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
8:29 pm
Sat September 14, 2013

Sofia Rei: Lyrical South American Folkloric Jazz

Credit www.sofiamusic.com

Monday, 16 Sept. 8:00 pm: Born in the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sofia Rei is immersed in a profound musical journey. With the breath that music allows when the soul can live across all borders, sin fronteras, she creates deep lyrics, and unique sounds. Her music travels across the jazz and South American landscapes opening the genre of Latino music in the US and throughout the world.
Sofia Rei will be performing at Globalquerque, on Saturday September 21st, at the National Hispanic Cultural Center.

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RAICES
11:18 pm
Sun September 8, 2013

Bi-Cultural Road Show

Credit Nemcatacoa Teatro / http://www.nemcatacoateatro.org

Mon. 9/9, 7:30p: The Bi-Cultural Road Show comes to town, and host Adam Aguirre welcomes them to KUNM.  

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RAICES
12:05 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

Latin Jazz: PONCHO SANCHEZ

Credit Photography by Skip Bolen / www.allaboutjazz.com

Sat. 7 Sept. 2pm: On RAÍCES, host Cristina Baccin interviews 2012 LATIN GRAMMY LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Winner, band leader and conguero PONCHO SÁNCHEZ. Enjoy his music, and the conversation. "To me, Latin jazz is the world's greatest music," says Sánchez. "It has the melodic and harmonic sophistication of jazz and American standards, and the flavor and energy of Latin American music.". Sanchez will play at ¡GLOBALQUERQUE! New Mexico´s 9th Annual Celebration of World Music and Culture, Saturday, September, 21st.

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Raices
7:16 pm
Sat August 31, 2013

"Trío Los Primos" returns!

Credit www.losprimos.com

Mon. 9/2, 7:30p:  The "Los Primos style" is unique, but includes the traditional songs of the mariachi and Mexican trio romantico. "Los Primos" made their first appearance on RAÍCES show. Now, they  return and join host Adam Aguirre ahead of the release party for their new CD, Los Primos, on September 15, 2013.

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11:31 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Guitarist Héctor GARCÍA - PIMENTEL Concert Series

Credit Pimentel Concert Series

Sat. 20 July 2pm: Eminent Cuban guitarist and composer Héctor García will share with RAÍCES  the noble sound of his guitar while introducing us to his repertoire for a PIMENTEL Concert (National Hispanic Cultural Center, August 3rd, 7:30pm).

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
5:57 pm
Wed June 5, 2013

Afro Perú

Credit http://www.mcultura.gob.pe / Ministerio de Cultura, Perú

Mon. 3 June 7:30 p: Celebrate with RAÍCES, "AFROPERUVIAN CULTURE DAY"! June 4th, Nicomedes Santa Cruz birthday is the party to commemorate Afroperuvian culture in Perú.

RAICES
10:34 am
Sat June 1, 2013

The Brazil Project

Credit www.bertdalton.com

Sat. 1 June, 2p: Refresh the taste of live music under the stars! Today: Bert Dalton Brazil Project concert of Jazz & Blues under the Stars 2012 (New Mexico Jazz Workshop, Albuquerque Museum Amphitheatre 6/30/2012). A KUNM Production; recording and mixing engineer,  Eli Willard. And more Latin music on RAÍCES!

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RAICES
2:26 pm
Wed May 8, 2013

"La cultura cura" - Art & Social healing

Mural: "The Tree-ver of life", La Plazita Institute
Photography: Cristina Baccin

Sat. 11 May, 4 pm: Small and powerful, pequeña y poderosa, Lily Yeh uses colors to light the paths of the darkness that hidden pains, of trauma and lost freedoms. She visited our state as guest of  the New Mexico Community Foundation for the project LA CULTURA CURA/The Culture cures.  And she worked with young people at the La Plazita Institute, in the heart of the South Valley of Albuquerque.  Two days  happily ended in a big cloth with an enormous  flowery tree that grows in the middle of the Rio Grande. The tree of life? The River of life? Better!

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RAICES
9:48 am
Wed May 8, 2013

New Flamenco show: Jesús Muñoz in RAÍCES

Credit www.jesusmunozflamenco.com

Sat. 11 May 2p: Flamenco’s dance and music in an interview with the Internationally renowned Jesús Muñoz . He is recognized for having an unique and original rhythm that represents his American roots with traditional Spanish influence.  Muñoz will introduce his new Flamenco show "RED NOTE" that will be performed at the National Hispanic Cultural Center on May 17-18.  Be prepared to take a journey to southern Spain where soul meets dance.

More info: www.casaflamenca.org / www.jesusmunoz.com 

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RAICES
10:45 am
Tue April 16, 2013

Singer Nacha Mendez live in RAÍCES

Credit Nacha Mendez/Kerry Gallagher Photographer

Sat. 20 April 2p: Singer Nacha Mendez will perform live in RAÍCES show.  Nacha is finalist in the 26th Annual New Mexico Music Awards LATIN music category, with "Bella Isabel". Guitarist Mustafa Stefan Dill will accompany her. Join us to meet them!

RAICES
9:58 am
Thu April 4, 2013

Commemorate César Chávez Day with RAÍCES

Sat. 6 April, 2p: Celebrate with RAÍCES Collective, César Chavez legacy of inclusion, non violence, and action. On Saturday show we´ll have music, and joy, with interviews to people participating in the march and Festival from the National Hispanic Cultural Center. Collective members, Henry, Guille, Adam, Toby, Sarah, Anna, Iggy, Cristina, and others will be there to share it!

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