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  • interview December 2, 2014

    A Conversation with Juan Flores on Puerto Rican Music in the U.S.

    Juan Flores–scholar, mentor, author,  pioneer of Puerto Rican studies, living encyclopedia, and friend–passed away suddenly after a short illness on Dec. 2, 2014. At the time of his death, Juan Flores was professor of social and cultural analysis at New York … Read more »

  • blog October 22, 2014

    Fania Records at 50: Featured Artists

    With Fania Records celebrating its 50th anniversary, our new show takes a look at the history  of the seminal salsa label. Here’s a deeper look at some of the legendary Fania artists featured on the program. Johnny Pacheco Johnny Pacheco, … Read more »

  • interview September 15, 2007

    Interview: TM Scruggs 2007

    Lea esta entrevista en español Venezuela: The Rise of Afro-Venezuelan Music to the Present Day Hugo Chávez Era Venezuela has the longest Caribbean coastline of any nation, and yet the vibrant African musical heritage thriving along that coast has been … Read more »

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