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January 01, 1990 - December 11, 2012 + Tom Schnabel's Rhythm Planet

Andy Garcia listen

www.kcrw.com/music/programs/cl/cl980712andy_garcia
Actor, director, producer and musician Andy Garcia guest hosts with lots of tasty Cuban music in remembrance of his friend, comedian Fred Asparagus.

Steven Isoardi listen

www.kcrw.com/music/programs/cl/cl980711steven_isoardi
Cafe L.A. celebrates LA's Central Ave Jazz Scene with Steven Isoardi, author of Central Ave. Sounds. He talks about the people who made the...

Chucho Valdes and David Sanchez; Miya Masaoka listen

www.kcrw.com/music/programs/cl/cl980628chucho_valdes_and_da
Cuban pianist Chucho Valdes and Puerto Rican saxophonist David Sanchez stop by the studio for an intimate duo performance. They perform tracks from their releases...

Henri Dikongue listen

www.kcrw.com/music/programs/cl/cl980627henri_dikongue
From Cameroon, in West Africa, guitarist / singer / songwriter Henri Dikongue performs a very personal set of music that reflects his diverse influences and...

Vocal Sampling

www.kcrw.com/music/programs/cl/cl980621vocal_sampling
The amazing a capella Havana, group Vocal Sampling performs live. Think of them as Bobby McFerrin x 6, Cuban style, with each member vocally imitating...

Marc Ribot listen

www.kcrw.com/music/programs/cl/cl980620marc_ribot
Guitarist Marc Ribot and his band Los Cubanos Postisos join Tom Schnabel for a live performance. Recognized as a distinctive stylist for his work with...

Amadou Diagne, Brian Blade listen

www.kcrw.com/music/programs/cl/cl980524amadou_diagne_brian_
One of the great jazz drummers, Brian Blade, showcases his terrific Blue Note cd. Also, we explore the fascinating connections between West African...

Luis Bravo listen

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The director and creator of Forever Tango, Luis Bravo, joins Tom Schnabel to talk about and play examples of the tango from the soundtrack to...

Pierre Bensusan listen

www.kcrw.com/music/programs/cl/cl980509pierre_bensusan
Self-taught French guitarist Pierre Bensusan performs live on Cafe L.A.

Cool Jazz In the '50s listen

www.kcrw.com/music/programs/cl/cl980502cool_jazz_in_the_50s
Cy Touff, Curtis Amy, and William Claxton join Tom Schnabel for a lively discussion of California cool jazz in the '50s.

Pico Iyer listen

www.kcrw.com/music/programs/cl/cl980426pico_iyer
Stopping by as guest d.j. is author and columnist, Pico Iyer.

Gerald Wilson listen

www.kcrw.com/music/programs/cl/cl980329gerald_wilson
Trumpet player, band leader, and composer Gerald Wilson joins Tom Schnabel on Cafe L.A.

Henri Dikongue listen

www.kcrw.com/music/programs/cl/cl980328henri_dikongue
Along with Lokua Kanza, Wasis Diop, Cesaria Evora and his compatriot from Cameroon, Sally Nyolo, Henri Dikongue represents the new generation of African artists who...

Carlos Varela listen

www.kcrw.com/music/programs/cl/cl980314carlos_varela
Carlos Varela is a controversial Cuban singer and guitarist in the literary songwriter tradition. What he sings about is serious, and how he presents himself...

Bruno Barretto listen

www.kcrw.com/music/programs/cl/cl980228bruno_barretto
Brazilian director Bruno Barretto joins Tom Schnabel to discuss his film Four Days in September, based on the true story of the kidnapping of...