Beat Latino with Catalina Maria Johnson

A weekly exploration of the past, present and future of the Latino musical universe

 

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Every week, Beat Latino explores a different facet of the wonderfully vital musical universe of Latin America, Spain and the Latino USA. This week, we take a look at some recent and new releases. From Brownout’s Chicano funk to Monsieur Periné’s Colombian-style gypsy jazz to slightly punk Folk Rock by Portland’s Y la Bamba to Rodrigo and Gabriela plus a Cuban Orchestra on their latest to celebrating legendary classics of Dominican bachata – whew! That’s a mouthful! And there’s more! Our new releases share a nearly unimaginable variety of rich beats, melodies and rhythms. Enjoy!

Cada semana, exploramos alguna faceta diferente de nuestra música latina aquí en Beat Latino. En la edición de esta semana vemos algunos estrenos musicales que son toda una exuberancia de ritmos – ¡desde el funk chicano de Brownout al manouche criollo de Monsiur Periné de Colombel rock folk con sabor a Michoacán de Y la Bamba y además Rodrigo y Gabriela con orquesta cubana y aún hay más!



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