WGXC-90.7 FM

Nuestra Música: Rhythms and folklore of Latin America, Spain, Portugal and Cape Verde

Hosted by Mariano Vera.
Tuesdays from 11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.
Nuestra Música celebra el Mes del Orgullo / Nuestra Música celebrates Pride Month

Nuestra Música celebra el Mes del Orgullo / Nuestra Música celebrates Pride Month. Image by Nuestra Música. (Jun 18, 2024)

Columbia County Sanctuary Movement logo

Columbia County Sanctuary Movement logo. Image by CCSM. (Jun 11, 2024)

Nuestra Música logo

Nuestra Música logo. Image by Nuestra Música. (Feb 27, 2024)

“Nuestra Música,” “Our Music,” presents the rhythms and folklore of Latin America, Spain, Portugal and Cape Verde. From Tango to Flamenco and all Latinx music in between. The show explores the native instruments, languages and traditions played in 22 countries and one territory. Other than Spanish and Portuguese, Nuestra Música presents songs in Quechua, Mapuche, Guaraní, Nahuatl, Gallego, Spanish Basque, and Catalán. Among many styles we present: Tango, Chacarera, Baguala, Zamba with a Z and Samba with and S, Bossa Nova, Cumbia, Llanero, Vallenato, Merengue, Parrandera, Son, Bolero, Ranchera, Corrido, Marimba, Fado, Flamenco, Sevillanas, Jota, Blues, Jazz, Danzon, Mambo and many more. The countries presented are Argentina // Bolivia // Brazil // Cape Verde // Chile // Colombia // Costa Rica // Cuba // Dominican Republic // Ecuador // El Salvador // Guatemala // Honduras // Mexico // Nicaragua // Panama // Paraguay // Peru // Portugal // Puerto Rico // Spain // Uruguay // Venezuela //

Mariano Vera is a former art and literature critic in La Prensa Buenos Aires and National Public Radio, Argentina; Editor of Crónica Newspaper in D.C., Maryland and Virginia, and radio host in Sarasota FL, Hudson New York, and Pacifica Radio Stations.