Canto Tropical

    Canto Tropical con Kathy Diaz

    Saturday, 8-10 p.m.

    HOSTS: Kathy Diaz, Armando Nila and Hector Resendez

    EMAIL: elcaballerosalsero@gmail.comkanndiaz@yahoo.com and hectorlavoz@icloud.com

    OFFICIAL WEBSITE: https://www.facebook.com/CantoTropical/

    DESCRIPTION: “Canto Tropical” is a bilingual program that bridges cultures, generations and borders. It presents and promotes the world of Afro-Cuban music, salsa, and Latin jazz. The music featured on the show comes from around the world—the Caribbean, Central and South America, Europe and Africa. All rhythms and styles within the world of tropical music are presented. Exciting new selections are featured on the show along with insightful interviews with local and visiting artists. In addition, lucky listeners often win tickets to upcoming events.

    In keeping with the mandate of KPFK, local artists and musicians are regular guests on the show. This provides them the often hard-to-find opportunity to promote their music, recordings and upcoming performances. Yet-to-be discovered artists and up-and-coming talent credit the show with giving their careers a timely boost.

    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, Armando “El Caballero Salsero” Nila, and Hector “La Voz” Resendez 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. Kathy and Hector have written for Billboard Magazine, CASHBOX, Hispanic, AARP and various other publications. “Canto Tropical” hit the KPFK airwaves in 1986 and has been a highly acclaimed show ever since.

     

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