August 2014 Encuentro Archives

This program presents music in celebration of Bolivia’s Independence Day (August 6), Rodrigo y Gabriela, and the legendary fiddler from Tierra Caliente, Michoacán, Don Juan Reynoso Portillo.

This program presents the Cuban Trova tradition, Guty Cárdenas, the Mexican brass band tradition, and “Charango” variations.

This program presents examples from the Venezuelan “música llanera” tradition and examples of some of the main variations of Mexican “sones”.

This program presents Calypso from Costa Rica, early “Nueva Trova Cubana”, “Fandango” (variations on Son Jarocho) and Tehua, from Mexico.