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  • program June 22, 2017

    Bugalú!

    We honor the late Joe Cuba with this encore portrait of “Bugalú,” produced for Afropop Worldwide by Ned Sublette. Bugalú is the Spanish spelling of boogaloo, and was also known as “Latin soul.” It hit the scene in 1966 with … Read more »

  • blog October 17, 2014

    Voices of Salsa in NYC

    To give you a better sense of some of the artists whose music and stories you can hear on our “Fania at 50” program, we’ve put together this list of featured artists. Dig in!  David Frankel   David is the bandleader … Read more »

  • program August 21, 2014

    Baaba Maal Acoustic: Live in NYC

    Sensational Senegalese singer Baaba Maal has toured the world for nearly 30 years backed by his electric group, Daande Lenol. At times he has performed as an acoustic duo with his longtime musical partner, Mansour Seck, on guitars and vocals. … Read more »

  • blog May 1, 2014

    Free Summer Concert Lineups Announced

    Summer’s almost here! Almost, ’cause it is still pretty cold and rainy in NYC right now. But, hypothetical warm weather aside, one of the best things about summer in NYC is the host of concerts available throughout the city. And … Read more »

  • program November 21, 2013

    ¡Bailamos!

    One of the beautiful things about musical life in Latin America is that the classic dance music sounds never die. Even as youth-oriented genres like reggaeton and tribal get into the mix, people of all generations continue to get down … Read more »

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