Tag: Son Palenque

March 11, 2015

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.

November 24, 2014

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.

September 22, 2014
August 11, 2014
July 7, 2014

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.