Author: Juan Montenegro

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Singers Hector Lavoe, Rolando La’Serie, Conjunto Libre, Latin Dimensions, Stan Kenton (thank you Daddy’O) and much more Friday, October 2, 2020, 7-9am on LATIN EXPLOSION, WSLR 96.5 FM Sarasota, listen live at http://wslr.org/wslr-popup-player/ or type WSLR LATIN EXPLOSION in your browser to listen anytime.” Mentiras Tuyas!”

With a little help from my friend! Enjoy Claire’s favorite salsa on this Friday’s LATIN EXPLOSION. Plus my regular fare; Irakere, Kako, Antonio Carlos Jobim and much more. Spread the word! LATIN EXPLOSION, Fridays, 7-9am, WSLR 96.5FM Sarasota, listen live at http://wslr.org/wslr-popup-player/ or listen anytime, type “WSLR LATIN EXPLOSION” in your browser. “Ah-Ah/O-No!”

Pianist Jorge Luis Pacheco was scheduled to perform at Fogartyville, WSLR’s nightclub on Friday, March 13, 2020. That was the first date the club had to cancel. Little did we know Fogartyville would still be closed.“The Interview” this Friday will be with Eddie Ortiz, of Access Latin Entertainment, Jorge Luis Pacheco’s US manager. www.accesslatin.comLATIN EXPLOSION, Fridays, […]

“El Judio Maravilloso” Larry Harlow will be the salsa band featured on the next LATIN EXPLOSION. Plus pianist Frank Emilio Flynn, singer Juan Luis Guerra, composer Julio Gutierrez, singer Olga Guillot y mucho mas. LATIN EXPLOSION, Friday, 7-9am, WSLR 96.5 FM Sarasota, listen live at http://wslr.org/wslr-popup-player/ or listen anytime by typing WSLR LATIN EXPLOSION in your browser.“La […]

El Gran Combo is salsa at its best! Jerry Gonzalez & the Fort Apache band is New York latin jazz at its best. That’s our show plus much more. LATIN EXPLOSION, Friday, 7-9am, WSLR 96.5 FM Sarasota, listen live at http://wslr.org/wslr-popup-player/ or listen anytime by typing “WSLR LATIN EXPLOSION” in your search bar.“Julia!”

This Friday I will be talking with bandleader Arturo O’Farrill about his music, his father Chico. A celebration of tradition and innovation in Afro-Latin jazz. Plus, the music of Johnny Pacheco, co-founder of Fania Records, director of the Fania All-Stars and leader of one of the most popular conjuntos ever in New York. And that’s […]

The next LATIN EXPLOSION will feature Puerto Rican salsa band Tommy Olivencia, el guajiro Polo Montanez, singer and author Pablo Milanes, New York latin jazz group Ocho plus much more!LATIN EXPLOSION, Friday, August 28, 7-9am on WSLR 96.5FM Sarasota, listen live at http://wslr.org/wslr-popup-player/ or if you miss the show, you can always listen to LE by typing […]

Beny MorĂ© was one of the greatest singers to come out of Cuba, and his name evokes overwhelming nostalgia. In honor of Beny MorĂ©’s birthday on August 24 The Interview this Friday is with John Radanovich, author of “Wildman of Rhythm, The Life & Music of Beny MorĂ©” (2009). MorĂ© became an icon of Cuban […]

Joe Segal, Jazz Showcase owner who brought greats to Chicago, died this week at 94. Music critic and Downbeat writer Howard Mandel joins me tomorrow to talk about Joe Segal’s legacy.LATIN EXPLOSION, Friday, 7-9am, WSLR 96.5 FM Sarasota, listen live at http://wslr.org/wslr-popup-player/ or if you miss the show you can always listen to it again by typing […]

This Friday, August 14, 2020, its Jose Fajardo y Sus Estrellas, The Fania All Stars, Cheo Feliciano and a name that might be new to you but you will love, singerRoberto Faz.LATIN EXPLOSION, Friday, 7-9am, WSLR 96.5 FM Sarasota, listen live at http://wslr.org/wslr-popup-player/ or if you miss the show you can always listen to it again by […]


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