Beat Latino with Catalina Maria Johnson

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


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Even as we hurtle forward into the 21st Century, our music looks back to the ancestors! This week’s Beat Latino is a tribute to the rooted sounds that accompanied us to traverse the Atlantic, through jungles, up mountains, across rivers and beyond. ¡Fuertes Ancestros! Power to the Ancestors!


Feature photo: Family Atlantica. Photo: Catalina Maria Johnson


Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Incantation to the Ancestors Family Atlantica Family Atlantica. Soundway Records 2013 :29
Cocha Runa Nicola Cruz Prender el Alma. ZZK Records 2015 03:41
Agua pa’ los santos PALO! feat Descerner Bueno Yo quiero guarachar. Rolling Pin Music 2016 08:40
Ancestro Papa changó Caminante. Sunflower Ent. Co., Inc. 2012 04:59
Ciencia Ancestral Lemanjo Medicina. Black Swan 2015 04:21
Warmikuna yupay-chasqapunki Luzmila Carpio Luzmila Carpio Meets ZZK. Squirrel Thing Recordings 2015 03:30
Canto y Ancestro Pambil Déjelo Corre!. Tambora Records 2016 04:35
Canto Ancestral Bermejo Bravío. RGS Music / Fogón 2014 03:31
Orígenes Ancestrales Sones de México Ensemble 13 Baktun. Sones de Mexico Ensemble 2013 04:06
Ancestros Lynn Milanés Te quiero bien. Fundacion Autor 2004 03:42
Fuertes Ancestros Xavier Quijas Yxayotl Fuertes Ancestros. Mystical Music Offerings 1994 03:15
El poder de los ancestros Telmary Libre. Creative Music 2013 03:19
Ancestros Grupo Ancestros Matices. Grupo Ancestros 2011 05:52
Canto de todas as tribos Diagrama Ancestral Shaman. PanMusic Records 2014 06:29

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