Radio Cuba Canta: 90th Birthday Broadcast Tribute to Benny More – Saturday Aug 29th

Posted on August 25, 2009

RETURNING THIS WEEK: Saturday, August 29th!

This week, Radio Cuba Canta broadcasts a special tribute commemorating the 90th Birthday of “El Barbaro del Ritmo”, Benny More!

Featuring vintage and rare recordings of El Beny, including live and studio dates with Trio Matamoros, Conjunto Humberto Cane, Mariano Merceron, Rafael dePaz, Orquesta de Arturo Nunez, Chucho Rodriquez, Ernesto Duarte, and Benny’s own Orquesta Gigante; and many more.

Produced and hosted by Emiliano Echeverria
Associate producer & broadcast operator: Clay “C’Ton” Leander
Community Calendar produced by Ron Flores

Live Broadcast: August 29, 2009 – 9 pm PST / 12 midnight EST
KPFA 94.1 FM – in SF Bay Area & Northern California –
KPFB 89.3 FM – Berkeley
KFCF 88.1 FM – Fresno

On the web at:

(available immediately after broadcast):

Mp3 / iTunes Podcast:
   Cuba Canta – August 29, 2009 – Mp3

More program info:

Cuba Canta broadcasts monthly on KPFA-FM during Con Sabor, a weekly program featuring the best in Salsa, Latin Jazz and Afro-Caribbean music hosted by executive producer Luis Medina.

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