If you go out to see live music in Madison with any kind of frequency, it’s pretty impossible not to see Nick Moran playing bass. His projects over the years have included the Afro-Peruvian jazz quartet Golpe Tierra, the New Breed Jazz Jam on Tuesday nights at the North Street Cabaret, Phat Phunktion, MadiSalsa, and […]
The Central Park Sessions continued Thursday, Aug 10 with the Cuban band El Septo Santiaguero headlining. They were kind enough to stop by our studios for an exclusive live session to share some of their music with us last Monday morning on Global Revolutions. Have a listen and enjoy the beautiful music of Cuba!
A rare appearance in the U.S. Septeto Santiaguero from Santiago, Cuba with opening act Tony Castaneda and Latin Jazz Band
Allen Ruff spoke with historian Gerald Horne to discuss the recent U.S. opening with Cuba in light of Horne’s recently released portrait of the longer relationship between Cuba and the U.S., and the complex context of Afro-Cuban and African-American history, “Race to Revolution: The U.S. and Cuba during Slavery and Jim Crow.”
MADISON (WORT) — Cardinal Bar owner Ricardo Gonzalez has been dubbed Madison’s “Patron Saint of Cuban Music” and has worked with the Madison-Camagüey Sister City Association and the Miami-based Cuban Committee for Democracy. Dylan Brogan reached Gonzalez by phone.
Were there secret negotiations between the U.S. government and Cuba? Why were they kept secret? Who was involved in the negotiations? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!