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  • hip-deep March 9, 2017

    The Music of Black Peru: Cultural Identity in the Black Pacific

    This Hip Deep edition explores the sonically vibrant realm of Afro-Peruvian music, a young genre identification that has flourished since the 1950s and has now produced artists of international renown, such as singer Susana Baca, and the black folkloric company Peru Negro. Listen »

  • blog March 2, 2017

    Ticket Giveaway: Susana Baca At Pioneer Works

    World Music Institute, in conjunction with Pioneer Works, presents two-time Latin Grammy Award winner, singer-songwriter, ethnomusicologist, folklorist and teacher Susana Baca. More than just a singer, Baca is a poet and a historian. With her mellifluous voice, she and her … Read more »

  • blog May 4, 2011

    Afrodiaspora

    For decades Peruvian diva Susana Baca has dedicated her life to the preservation and revival of Afro-Peruvian culture and music. On her latest album, Afrodiaspora, she looks outward, with a repertoire that reflects not only her heritage, but also her … Read more »

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