Canto Tropical

    Canto Tropical con Kathy Diaz

    SAT, 8-10 PM

    HOST: Kathy Diaz

    EMAIL: kanndiaz@yahoo.com

    OFFICIAL WEBSITE: friends at www.habanapromtions.com, www.dimelorecords.com, fiestalegreproductions.com; www.harborrecords.com; www.solosabor.com; www.jibaros.net & www.jibaros.com ; www.salsarican.com & our official website at www.cantotropical.net

    DESCRIPTION: "Canto Tropical" is a trilingual fast-paced music show focusing on Salsa, Mambo,  Afro-Cuban, & Latin jazz from throughout the world. Exciting new selections each week, insightful interviews with local and visiting artists, and CD/ticket & other weekly give-aways.

    TAPES / TRANSCRIPTS / PLAYLISTS: Playlists of the program are available at  www.kpfk.org

    Listen to archives of this show [ here ]

    BIO AND OTHER INFO: Kathy "La Rumbera" Diaz, along with Armando "El Caballero Salsero" Nila, take great pride in bringing diversity to each of the weekend shows. The program has received accolades from numerous civic and community organizations for its volunteer endeavors. Hector & Kathy have writtien for Billboard Magazine, CASHBOX, Hispanic, and various community newspapers.

    We celebrated our 20th Anniversary on September 16,  2006, at the Queen Mary Ballroom! Our many thanks to Benny Garcia & Liz of FiestAlegre Promotions, Marcos at www.habanapromotions.com. and Nissam Baly from Dimelo Records! Featured were: Puerto Rican Power Band from Puerto Rico and L.A.'s own Tabaco y Ron Orchestra!

     

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