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Caption: Charanga Tropical, Credit: Walter Horishnyk
Charanga Tropical is led by Twin Cities sax and flute player, Doug Little. Doug began studying Cuban music in 2002, and founded Charanga Tropical i...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2017
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Charanga Tropical, Credit: Walter Horishnyk
Charanga Tropical is led by Twin Cities sax and flute player, Doug Little. Doug began studying Cuban music in 2002, and founded Charanga Tropical i...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2017
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Twin Cities Latin Jazz Orchestra, Credit: Diego Ramallo
The Twin Cities Latin Jazz Orchestra is 18 pieces in all. It’s got a growing book of tunes, a growing audience and growing stature. In 2017, the Tw...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Twin Cities Latin Jazz Orchestra, Credit: Diego Ramallo
The Twin Cities Latin Jazz orchestra is a 19-piece group playing in the 21st century. The size of the band might seem incongruous in an era of stri...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2017
  • Length: 06:59
Caption: Twin Cities Latin Jazz Orchestra, Credit: Diego Ramallo
A few years ago, Jeff Senn and Mac Santiago, experienced Minnesota jazz players, noticed a lack of a Latin Jazz Orchestra locally. So they recruite...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Nachito Herrera at the piano, Credit: Phil Nusbaum
Saint Paul, MN-based International artist Nachito Herrera tackles the solo piano repertoire of Cuban piano player and composer Ernesto Lecuona. The...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 07, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Dec 16, 2013
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rey Rivera, JazzMN percussionist, Credit: Philip Nusbaum
Tito Puente had a career spanning over 50 years, and is considered one of the prime movers of Latin Jazz. This show gets listeners ready for the Ti...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 03, 2013
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: la Familia Torres-Pena, Credit: Phil Nusbaum
The group, la Familia Torres-Pena has been prominent in Twin Cities Mexican music for decades. The couple's two children figure in this group. In t...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 22, 2013
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Cyro Baptista in his percussion garage ...

Bought by PRX Remix, KFAI, The Story, and KGLT


  • Added: Feb 04, 2008
  • Length: 07:06
  • Purchases: 4