From the roots—Cuban Orixas/ Gods and Goddesses that came from West Africa with the Yoruba people—to latter-day music they influenced from artist such as Chucho Valdes, Bola de Nieve, Cachaito, Abbilona, Jerry Gonzalez, Francisco Cespedes and many more. Special guest Wallace Hill puts it all in context and explains the special meaning and role of the Bata drum.
We heard new releases from Mark Olson, LA songwriter Alison Subol working under the name A Fine Frenzy, UK band Stateless (not out in the US yet), and The Chemical Brothers (just released). We were also joined in the 8:00 hour by Donna Miller, community mover and shaker, and chair of the Rondo Days:http://www.rondoaveinc.org celebration. Next week (July 24th), Andy will bring us great music all morning as I travel down to Texas. He has great taste in music, so it will be a lot of fun!
Weights, Skates, and Mr. Handyman. Your Man at the Bailey Building jiggles the switches, adjusts the weights, and fiddles with knobs — and gets the Jet (and the turntables) back on the runway, just in time for take off… phew!
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