Playing tracks by
Lord Cobra & His Sugar Tone Band, Papi brandao y sus ejecutivos, The Duncan Brothers, Los Silvertones, Papi Brandao Y Sus Ejectutivos and more.
The unique tropical music created in Panama in the fertile decades of the 1960s and ’70s. Panama is the thin, tropical bridge that connects North and South America, and is home to three million culturally diverse people; its music is a soulful blend of Latin American, Caribbean, European and indigenous forms. From bilingual calypsos to guajira jazz, from tropical guarachas to cumbia tamboreras, Panamanian musicians fearlessly combined and brilliantly executed styles that reflected their multicultural environment during a turbulent time in the young country’s history.
Thanks Soundway Records for brilliant releases!
Art-works photo: my lovely daughter Valerie in Panama (May, 2012)
Podcast recorded: May 11th, 2012