Author: Juan Montenegro

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It’s The Pianists on LATIN EXPLOSION: Eddie Palmieri, PeruchĂ­n and Chucho ValdĂ©s. Plus Omar Portuondo, Cal T’Jader and a little Freddie Prinze comedy! LATIN EXPLOSION, Friday, 7-9am, WSLR 96.5 FM Sarasota, stream live at https://wslr.org/ or listen anytime by typing WSLR LATIN EXPLOSION in your browser. “Looking Good!”

Flautist/bandleader Johnny Pacheco, a salsa pioneer and innovator, is best known for being the creator of the Fania All Stars and Fania Records. Plus popular Miami singer/bandleader Carlos Oliva, el Rey de la Calle Ocho! LATIN EXPLOSION, Friday, 7-9am, WSLR 96.5 FM Sarasota, stream at https://wslr.org/ or listen anytime by typing WSLR LATIN EXPLOSION in […]

The music of composer/arranger Chico O’Farrill and his arranger/director son, Arturo O’Farill will be featured Friday on LATIN EXPLOSION. Plus, salsa and timba with Tommy Olivencia and NG La Banda. LATIN EXPLOSION, Friday, 7-9am, WSLR 96.5 FM Sarasota, stream at wslr.org or listen anytime by typing WSLR LATIN EXPLOSION in your browser. “Veneno!”

El Bárbaro del Ritmo/The Wildman of Rhythm is Beny MorĂ©! We take a deep dive into Beny MorĂ©’s Banda Gigante from the golden age of Cuban music. John Radanovich’s biography of Beny MorĂ©, The Wildman of Rhythm (2009) is a must read. Send your Beny MorĂ© questions or requests my way! LATIN EXPLOSION, Friday, 1/29/21, […]

This Friday it’s Latin jazz master Maraca, singer/composer Pablo Milanes, old Cuban charanga with Melodias del Cuarenta, and even Sergio Mendes y mucho mas! LATIN EXPLOSION, Friday, 7-9am, WSLR 96.5 FM Sarasota, listen live at https://wslr.org/ or listen anytime by typing WSLR LATIN EXPLOSION in your browser. “Tomasa No Baila!”

Mucho Macho Machito this Friday on LATIN EXPLOSION! The Interview will be with Mario Grillo, Machito’s son and longtime member of Machito & His Afro Cuban Orchestra. We will talk about music makers and innovators Chano Pozo, Machito, Mario Bauza, Dizzy Gillespie, Chico O’Farrill and many others. LATIN EXPLOSION, Friday, 7-9am, WSLR 96.5 FM Sarasota, […]

Singers La Lupe in Havana and New York, Hector Lavoe, Lucrecia in Barcelona and New York’s Conjunto Libre! Plus a few other surprises on the second LATIN EXPLOSION of the new year, this Friday. LATIN EXPLOSION, Friday, 7-9am, WSLR 96.5 FM Sarasota, listen live at https://wslr.org/ or listen anytime by typing WSLR LATIN EXPLOSION in […]

Kick off 2021 with LATIN EXPLOSION. Kako y Totico, Irakere, Larry Harlow, Enrique Jorrin, and of course, Eddie Palmieri’s “Champagne”. LATIN EXPLOSION, Friday, 7-9am WSLR 96.5 FM Sarasota, stream live at WSLR.org or listen anytime by typing WSLR LATIN EXPLOSION in your browser! Happy New Year/Feliz Ano Nuevo! “Se Las Nenas Me Dejan, Que!”

TBT Holiday Saludos! Listen to the LATIN EXPLOSION Christmas Day Special, tomorrow morning, 7-9am, WSLR 96.5 FM Sarasota or all day https://archive.wslr.org/ “Feliz Navidad!”

“Live It Up” Christmas Day with LATIN EXPLOSION! Larry Harlow, Kako, Asalto Navideno and Irakere! Y mucha Christmas salsa! LATIN EXPLOSION, Friday, 7-9am, WSLR 96.5 FM Sarasota, stream live at wslr.org and listen anytime https://archive.wslr.org/


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