Few groups have had a larger impact on Afro-Colombian music than Son Palenque, the vibrant ensemble that helped develop palenquera music and ushered in the popular champeta musical genre and dance. Son Palenque drew inspiration from the diverse array of sounds picked up at picós, or musical block parties.
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Mother Earth’s musical sandbox. Enjoy selections from Honduras, Brazil, USA, Mali, Zimbabwe, Colombia, Morocco, Senegal, and Madagascar. Global inspiration from your backyard and beyond.
Sonic explorations of music from Peru, India, Canada, USA, Honduras, Cameroon, Mali, Finland, Colombia and beyond. Expand your horizons with global diversity.
Enjoy music from Nigeria, USA, Colombia, Morocco, Spain, Syria Mali, Peru, Benin and beyond. A global music smorgasbord for your soul. Thanks for listening.
Today we feature several tracks from the World Cup semifinalists: Brazil, Germany, Argentina and the Netherlands. Along the way we also travel to Mauritania, Hungary, Bulgaria, USA, Colombia, Israel and Senegal.