Café L.A. features the latest and best in international music, with an emphasis on new Brazilian, European, African, and Tropical Latin music. The program also features periodic guests in the studio with host Tom Schnabel, as well as live performances.
Photo credit: Marc Goldstein
Cesaria Evora, Buena Vista Social Club, Ravi Shankar, Caetano Veloso, Bebel Gilberto…regular fixtures on the KCRW playlists, but world music didn’t used to have a home on radio in the U.S. That is, until Tom Schnabel started Morning Becomes Eclectic as KCRW's first music director in the 80’s, and made it his mission to expand LA’s horizons.
Tapes & Transcripts
Neither tapes nor transcripts of KCRW music programs are available.