Nuestra Musica: Astor Piazzolla
90.7-FM in NY's Upper Hudson Valley and wgxc.org/listen everywhere
Hosted by Mariano Vera.
This week we paying tribute to the great Argentinian composer, musician, and bandleader Astor Piazzolla, the creator of Nuevo Tango. He would have been celebrating his 100th birthday his year, on March 11.
The show explores the native instruments, languages and traditions played in 22 countries and one territory. Other than Spanish and Portuguese, Nuestra Musica presents songs in the following languages: Quechua, Mapuche, Guarani, Nahuatl, Gallego, Spanish Basque, and Catalan. 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, and Mambo. The Countries 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 //. Show comes from WSLR 96.5 LP FM Sarasota, FL.