Summer music picks: Celia Cruz, Nikko Gray, Rotary Connection

Celia Cruz in the 1950s with the members of the Sonora Matancera in Havana. Her song “I Will Survive” is part of KCRW DJ Novena Carmel’s recommendations for the summer. Photo credit: Ibrahim Arce (Narcy Studios photographer), via Wikimedia

Press Play is taking a moment from the near-constant news cycle to listen to new music from all sorts of artists. KCRW DJ Novena Carmel shares her favorite summer songs. They include: 

Celia Cruz - “I Will Survive” 
Rotary Connection - “I Am the Black Gold of the Sun” 
The Sweet Enoughs - “Dream Puppy” 
TIEKS - “Sunshine” 
Nikko Gray - “Momentum”