KPFA 60th Anniversary Broadcast special: Cuba Canta con Emiliano Echeverria

Posted on April 25, 2009

In honor of KPFA FM’s 60th Anniversary and an “All Day Music” broadcast, Cuba Canta offers a retrospective popouri spanning a century of Cuban Music, from Danzon to Son, Mambo to Mozambique, and Trova to Timba.

For the final stretch broadcast veteran Emiliano Echeverria is joined by KPFA Music Director and Con Sabor host Luis Medina, spinning releases including Michael Blanco, Gerado Piloto y su Klimax. Los Van Van, and more!

Also concerning recent developments in President Barack Obama‘s administration dealing with US – Cuba political relations, Emiliano speaks with San Francisco-based Cuban visa attorney Bill Martinez on the latest challenges and opportunities for US-Cuba music and cultural exchanges.

Produced by Emiliano Echeverria
With KPFA Music Director Luis Medina , Con Sabor
Community Calendar produced by Ron Flores
Engineer C’Tone

Broadcast: Saturday, April 25, 2009
9 pm PST – San Francisco Bay Area
12 midnight EST – NY/Miami/San Juan PR/ y la Habana, Cuba
KPFA 94.1 FM – in Northern California
KPFB 89.3 FM – Berkeley
KFCF 88.1 FM – Fresno

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Radio Cuba Canta– Saturday, April 25, 2009

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Radio Cuba Canta – Saturday, April 25, 2009

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Radio 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.

Categories: afro-cuban, changui, cuban music, danzon, descarga, guaguanco, kpfa, latin jazz, musica cubana, rap en espanol, reggaeton, salsa cubana, son, son montuno, timba

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