Malamanya is a Minneapolis-based band that blends orginal songwriting with traditional rhythms and melodies of Cuba, Central and South America. Acoustic-driven dance rhythms celebrate salsa and samba, and draw on organic forms of the past. Band members include: Adriana Rimpel (lead vocals), Jason Marks (trumpet), Jesse Marks (percussion/bell), Luis Ortega (percussion/congas), Tony Schriner (ppright bass/guitar) and Trevor May (tres/guitar). For more information on the band, go to malamanya.com. Produced for KFAI by Daniel Zamzow.
Ron (formerly of Radio Rumpus Room) was privileged to sit in for Abbi tonight. This was a special edition called “Dart Gun Radio Is Turning Japanese,” with all artists heralding from the island of Nippon.
Portions of this program were broadcast in English.