Feb 28, 2014 — The descendants of the coastal Brazilian city have a long, mixed history, making for quite the vibrant display and musical celebration. One style of music is even said to make the blood boil.
Feb 28, 2014 — The Portuguese term — which embodies a particular mix of melancholy, longing and loss — has no direct equivalent in English. But it does find full expression in bittersweet music.
Feb 27, 2014 — Today's show features a Puerto Rican style affectionately known as jibaro, or "Puerto Rican Hillbilly Music." The music hails from the countryside and is about love, work and celebration.
Feb 27, 2014 — The controversial Puerto Rican rap duo returns with its most introspective album to date — and guests including WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
Feb 22, 2014 — For about 20 minutes one sunny afternoon, the NPR Music offices were converted into a small Latin American folk club, where Rei and her band treated us to stellar musicianship and genre-bending music.
Feb 20, 2014 — In his seventh decade as a performer, the master accordion player has released a new album, Legends and Legacies. It's a collection of songs that illustrate the history of the conjunto tradition.
Jan 31, 2014 — Josh Norek returns to World Cafe with Latin music for Spanish speakers and English speakers alike.
Jan 26, 2014 — Whether she sings in English or Spanish, Chavez captures a healthy dose of American soul, country and rock music, and she could hold her own with any Mexican ranchera singer, past or present.
Jan 24, 2014 — Join Alt.Latino for a journey from Son Jarocho music's birthplace in Mexico all the way up to where it's planted roots in Los Angeles.
Jan 16, 2014 — Judeo-Iberian music dates back more than 500 years and is helping to preserve a dying language.