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2018-04-20 Cuban Music Outside of Cuba

Barrio Latino HungríaCuban music is great; so great, that it has spread far beyond the boundaries of the small island nation. Hear Cuban flavors from around the world this week — including artists from Hungary (Barrio Latino Hungría, pictured), Senegal, India, Morocco, Germany, Scotland, Congo, Japan, and Cameroon. Plus new releases, concert previews, and more in hour 2.

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2016-10-21 Afro-Cuban and Afro-Caribbean Music

Celia Cruz by Erich Lugo PadillaThe musics of Cuba and Africa are so enmeshed that it can be tough to tell where one ends and the other begins. But who cares? It’s all great music, and we hear Afro-Cuban and Afro-Caribbean sounds from both sides of the Atlantic this week. Not coincidentally, today is the birthday of Celia Cruz.

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2015-10-02 – Music of Cuba

Music of Cuba on Spin The Globe radioWith the new warming of relations between the USA and Cuba, we might expect even more interchange among musicians from the two nations. So this show explores Cuban and Cuban-flavored music from jazz to salsa to hip hop and more.

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2014-09-12 Cuban, Afro-Cuban, and Cuban-flavored Sounds

Cuban Music on KAOS-fmCuban music is wildly popular all over the world, and has influenced other styles from places as far-flung as Congo and the Balkans. Check out this week’s show for all manner of Cuban, Afro-Cuban, and Cuban-influenced sounds.

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2011-07-01 Afro-Cuban Music

The roots of a musical style can be tough to pin down. That’s certainly the case with Afro-Cuban music. Certainly the roots lie in Africa, but styles have bounced back and forth across the ocean for many generations, and now the music is played wordwide. Today’s show samples Afro-Cuban and broader Afro-Latin (Brazil, Haiti) music of present and past. Plus new releases and a very special cover song (which we’ll call a Persian version) in the second hour. Congratulations to the ticket winners for next week’s AfroCubism show!Rough Guide to Afro-Cuba CD

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Hour 1
AfroCubism  –  Nima Diyala  –  AfroCubism
The Creole Choir Of Cuba  –  Edem Chante  –  Tande-La
Susana Baca  –  Baho Kende + Palo Mayimbe  –  Afrodiaspora
Mulatu Astatke  –  I Faram Gami I Faram w/ Ethiopian Quintet  –  New York-Addis-London
Palo  –  Pa’ Chango  –  This is Afro Cuban Funk
Miriam Makeba  –  Mas Que Nada  –  Reflections
Ska Cubano  –  La Trova  –  Mambo Ska
Laurent Lomande  –  Akimi Magai Na Bubu  –  The World Is Shaking: Cubanismo from the Congo, 1954-55
Kumar  –  Medio Siglo Después  –  Pelicula de Barrio
Manu Dibango  –  Mi Niya  –  Rough Guide to Manu Dibango
Cubanismo  –  Mambo UK  –  Reencarnacion
Tabou Combo  –  Compas Popcorn  –  Respect…
AfroCubism  –  Djelimady Rumba  –  AfroCubism

Hour 2
Africando  –  Sabador (“La Bamba”)  –  Vol. 2 Tierra Tradicional
Celia Cruz  –  Metida Con You  –  Rough Guide to Celia Cruz
Papa Noel  –  Tshe Tshe  –  Bel Ami
Cheikh Lo  –  Sankara  –  Jamm
Amina Alaoui  –  Buscate en Mi, var.  –  Arco Iris
Vieux Farka Toure  –  Wonda Guay  –  The Secret
Seun Anikulapo Kuti & Egypt 80  –  African Soldier  –  From Africa with Fury: Rise
Googoosh  –  Respect  –  Persian Funk
Jugalbandi Trio  –  Troyee  –  Brindiban
Ojos de Brujo  –  Quien Engana no Gana  –  Bari
Freshlyground  –  Chicken to Change  –  Radio Africa
Boban I Marko Markovic Orkestar  –  Dzumbus Funk  –  Go Marko Go!
Turlu Tursu  –  Maha Bhara Tatouille  –  The All Weathers Country

2010-10-22 Music of Cuba & pledging

On the heels of Celia Cruz’s Oct. 21 birthday, we celebrated the music of the island nation along with some new releases and other great sounds. All meant to inspire you to pick up your phone and pledge your support for KAOS community radio, which makes it possible for you to hear Spin The Globe every week. You can also pledge online or call 360-867-5267. Thanks for your support!

Celia Cruz
Celia Cruz

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Hour 1
AfroCubism  –  Mali Cuba  –  AfroCubism
Ska Cubano  –  Mambo Ska  –  Mambo Ska
Celia Cruz  –  Quimbara  –  Global Divas
Alex Cuba  –  En El Cielo  –  Alex Cuba
Santa Tae  –  Frank Emilio Flynn Dert Remix   –  Cuban Remix Project
Alfredo Valdes  –  Canto a la Vueltabajera  –  Congo to Cuba
Conjunto Rumbavana  –  No Me Llores  –  Cuba Classics 2: Dancing with the Enemy
Tito Gonzales y su Son de Cuba  –  Fiesta en el Barrio  –  Al Doblar la Esquina
Orishas  –  537 C.U.B.A.  –  A lo cubano

Hour 2
Habana Abierta  –  Lo Bueno no sale barato  –  Boomerang
Mardi Gras.bb  –  Monk Punk  –  Von Humboldt Picnic
The Souljazz Orchestra  –  Agbara  –  Rising Sun
March Fourth Marching Band  –  Happiness  –  Rise Up
Matuto  –  Radio AM  –  Matuto
Hard Proof  –  Mahout  –  Hard Proof
Mahotella Queens  –  Wozani mahipi  –  Next Stop…Soweto Vol. 2
Ebo Taylor  –  Nga Nga  –  Love and Death