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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.

“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.

Quetzal

Feb 18, 2013
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.

The Figueroa Project - Fiesta Latina! A Feast of Hispanic Chamber Music

Sat. 2/16 2p: A feast of Hispanic Chamber music will be introduced by Guillermo Figueroa (Artistic Director of The Figueroa Music and Arts Project Chamber Ensemble). In a live interview, we´ll talk about his new concert "FIESTA LATINA!" with... music to capture the imagination and memory!

L@sOtr@s

Mon. 2/4 7:30p: Dair Obenshain and  L@SOTR@S  will  be playing  live and talking with host Guille Quiroz: "Somos los otros... and they are us!"

Baracutanga

Sat. Feb.9  2p: Carnaval con música en vivo de Baracutanga: bringing you the drums and flavor of Latin America!

Mural a Víctor Jara (Barrio Brasil, Santiago de Chile)

Sat. 1/26 4p: A tribute to Chilean singer Victor Jara. Forty years after his assassination by the Chilean dictatorship, a trial of 8 ex-military officials will finally bring some justice.  We´ll listen to some of his original songs, and other tunes in hommage to him.

CARNAVAL!

Jan 25, 2013
Odara Dance Ensemble (Photography: Richard Malcom)

Sat. 1/26 2p: CARNAVAL! Be ready to warm you up to celebrate Carnaval with Frank Leto´s live music, and more rhythms for this magic time!

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.

We three kings - Painting by James Christensen (USA) / www.artcountrycanada.com

Sat. Jan 5th, 2p: The Three Wise Men will come tonight to leave their gifts to children. Remember to leave your shoes outside! ... Don´t you know that Melchor, Gaspar and Baltasar will come to your house TONIGHT!!??? Celebrate your inner child with us, and the last day of Christmas on RAÍCES. Santa Claus is gone... isn´t it?

Piñata Navideña

Mon. 12/24, 7p: Travieso o amable, diablito o angelita, te invitamos a Raíces, este lunes.  Adan Aguirre, Arianna y Adan Benito se juntan otra vez en el 2012 para regalarte un programa "mex-tacular"!

-"Santa Claus... ¿extraterrestre o hermano clandestino o qué?"

-"¡Sí, sí! ¿Por qué viene tan tarde en el año y qué quiere de nosotros?"

-"Y el reno:... ¿guisado o asado?"

Tamale Christmas

Dec 21, 2012
With Jonny Hernandez - KUNM Studio

Sat. 12/22 2p: Celebrate a Tamale Christmas, Tejano style! Join Adam Aguirre with his special guest, the legendary and definitive co-founder/documentarian/authority/guardian of "Tejano" music, Johnny Hernandez, as we look at and listen to the classic and varied, 50-year career of a timeless, ageless veterano of the Tejano music scene.

Navidad Latina - Cover CD Compilation

Mon. Dec/17, 7:30p:

Escape the Christmas hype and listen to a variety of latino music.  It will put you in a good mood!

United Nations - Human Rights Day

Sat. Dec. 15th, 2p: Celebrate with us the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Join us with music and poems from the Americas! And we´ll share more alternative Latin Music.

El mar - The sea

Dec 10, 2012
"On the same boat", painting by Jade Leyva / wwww.jadeleyva.com

Mon. Dec. 10th, 7:30p: I asked to Gladys, a Puerto Rican woman working in Santa Fe: what do you miss during Holiday time? She answered: "I miss the sea"... Today we´ll play Latin American music that celebrates the sea to please Gladys´s memories.

"Freedom", by Duy Huynh

Mon. Dec. 3rd 7.30p: Latin American music beginning from the heart to  Uruguay to your house... "No siempre podemos elegir la música que la vida nos toca, pero podemos elegir cómo la bailamos!"

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Buenos Aires Street Art

Sat. Dec. 1st  2-5p: New voices and music from the heart of Buenos Aires. We invite you to listen the latido of the austral city of the Americas.

Mural by Rami Meiri

Sat. Nov. 24 2-5p: Listen to the pulse of Buenos Aires through today´s music with its passion, frustration, anger, and love.

"Día de los Muertos", By Rubén Martinez

Sat. Nov. 3rd, 2p: Celebramos el Día de los Muertos con más música! Llámenos, escríbanos para dedicar una canción a sus seres queridos! Nuestro teléfono durante el programa es: (505) 277-5615. O escríbame a : cristinabaccin@kunm.org

Day of Dead! Let us know if you want to dedicate a song to your loved ones! Our telephone: (505) 277-5615. Or write me to: cristinabaccin@kunm.org

Amparo Ochoa-http://amparo.cantonuevo.org

Mon. Oct 29 7:30p: Raices will honor four great classic Latin American singers and song writers for you to enjoy and remember on our Day of the Dead: Violeta Parra from Chile, Mercedes Sosa from Argentina, Amparo Ochoa from Mexico, and Chabuca Granda from Peru. We’ll play some of their songs and briefly talk about their lives and songwriting. Tune in to get a real feeling of Latino American women’s voices and their contribution to our musical culture.

Hilario Duran - Cuban Jazz All Stars

Sat. Oct. 27, 3p: Cuban Pianist and Composer Hilario Durán is interviewed from Canada by host Cristina Baccin.

One of the  most innovative creators of Afro-Cuban music & Latin Jazz will be in Albuquerque with Canadian flautist and saxophonist Jane Bunnett. They join their forces with legendary Cuban percussionist Candido Camero to present a new creation:  "Cuban Raphsody" at the Outpost Performance Space, on November 1st at 7:30pm.

Jade Leyva Art / www.jadeleyva.com

Sat. Oct 20, 2p: From Spain to Tierra del Fuego, a musical trip to the diversity of mestiza music of the Americas. In spite of the European Conquest, mestiza and indigenous music is alive. In this journey, we´ll go with you to the Caribbean Islands, and end with the "Gigantes del Sur" in Tierra del Fuego. Let´s celebrate the richness of this music!

 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.

It’s CUCARACHA TIME

Sep 27, 2012
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.

Jackie Zamora & Encuentro

Mon. Oct 1, 8pm:  ENCUENTRO, South American music band -led by  vocalist JACKIE ZAMORA and charango player KILKO PAZ-, will bring live on RAÍCES their unique musical blend of flavors from Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia, Peru, Argentina, Venezuela and Chile.

They will present their musical voyage as a "Peña" at the Outpost Performance Space, Saturday October 6th, 7:30pm. 

¡NO!, no?

Sep 24, 2012

Mon. Sept/24 7:30p: Latin American songs, from boleros to protest songs saying NO! to a lost love or  unreliable politicians. Be ready to listen sweet, romantic, angry, and funny NOs.

De nuestro cancionero latinoamericano, desde boleros a canciones de protesta que dicen ¡NO! a un amor perdido o a políticos traicioneros. Escuche con nosotros los NO cantados con dulzura, enojo, romanticismo y alegría.

TEATRO CHICANA

Sep 14, 2012
University of Texas Press

Sat 9/15 2.30p: Five women of TEATRO CHICANA will perform one of their scripts of "Teatro Chicana: the Collective memoirs",  and play live music with us.

They began in San Diego State University as a group of Chicana women participating in a political theatre group during the seventies. Their plays addressed social, gender, and political issues of the working class and the Chicano Movement. We´ll talk with them about the power of theater to provoke social and personal change.

Painting by Jafeth (Cauca, Colombia)

Mon. 9/10 7.30-10.00 pm: "Las No Tan Conocidas".  Latin American women singers from throughout the Americas that you might not know... like Adriana, Ana, Arahi, Adella, Badi, Barbara, Bebe and more! Enjoy with us this musical diversity sang by female voices. Host: Cristina Baccin

La vendedora de alcatraces - Diego Rivera

Sat 9/1 2p: Celebramos el Día del Trabajo con canciones latinoamericanas que homenajean la vida del trabajador. ¡Feliz día! Host: Cristina Baccin

We celebrate Labor Day with Latin American songs that pay tribute to the life of workers. Happy Labor Day!

http://www.reverbnation.com

Sat. 8/11, 2p:  The duo, vocalist Debo Orlofsky and guitarist Tony Cesarano, will play live Brazilian music! From Jobim to Joyce, Jazz Brasileiro is synonymous with Brazilian Jazz, playing both classic bossa nova and a wide range of contemporary Brazilian music.

EFE - Mexico

Mon. Aug 6, 7.30p:  Yesterday, Chavela Vargas, a legendary singer in Mexico, died at age 93.This evening,  we´ll play Chavela Vargas music to say good-bye to her. Host: Cristina Baccin

Fri. 8/3 7p:  Join the crew of Salsa Sabrosa for an evening with Cafe Mocha, one of Albuquerque's hottest salsa bands.

Cafe Mocha performs at the Albuquerque Museum Ampitheater as part of the New Mexico Jazz Workshop "Salsa Under the Stars" series.

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