Betto Arcos hosts Global Village on KFPK in Los Angeles, and he frequently visits All Things Considered on the weekends to share the new music he’s discovered while traveling the world. This time, he brings NPR’s Arun Rath a stack of new records that re-imagine classic styles of Latin music, from Afro-Cuban jazz to Mexican banda.
Hear the conversation at the audio link above, and delve deeper into the music below.
Hear The Music
From: Nueva Era
Orquesta Típica Fernández Fierro
From: En Vivo
Totó La Momposina
“La Candela Viva”
Banda de Los Muertos