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May 2nd, 2001 • INTERVIEW:
From The Show: Latin Tinge with Jack Costanzo & Nati Cano
A conversation with Mariachi legend Nati Cano, backstage at the nightclub he owns, La Fonda. Cano describes what mariachi music means to Mexican audiences, and the evolution of mariachi band to a "deluxe" size. Cano talks about what prompted him to open his own club in 1969, and the collaboration with Linda Ronstadt that started there.
May 1st, 2002 • INTERVIEW:
From The Show: Latin Tinge
From the show "Latin Tinge" originally aired on May 1st, 2002
May 2nd, 2001 • FULL SHOW • read more
Latin Tinge with Jack Costanzo & Nati Cano
American Routes explores Latin ties to American music with mariachi bandleader Natividad "Nati" Cano. Mariachi has influenced Western swing and others styles. Cano has worked closley over the years with Tucson-born vocalist Linda Ronstadt. Plus the unlikely Italian-American "bongo king" Jack Costanzo on learning Latin, tropical, and jazz styles from the likes of Desi Arnaz and Perez Prado.
September 22nd, 1999 • FULL SHOW • read more
Legends of Latin music: Tito Puente and Nati Cano. We visit with these great bandleaders and musicians in New York and Los Angeles respectively to hear about the roots of tropical Latin jazz in Spanish Harlem and the Mexican mariachi scene of East L.A.
June 1st, 2011 • FROM THE PLAYLIST
The National Folk Festival
November 24th, 2010 • FROM THE PLAYLIST
The 2010 National Heritage Fellowship Concert and Celebration
September 22nd, 1999 • INTERVIEW:
June 9th, 1999 • FROM THE PLAYLIST
June 27th, 2001 • FROM THE PLAYLIST