Roots, Rhythm, & Soul
By Roots Rhythm & Soul
Roots, Rhythm, & SoulDec 08, 2020
This episodes guest artist is Yesenia Selier. She is a dancer, choreographer, scholar and PhD candidate from Cuba, currently living in New York. We discuss afro-cuban culture, dance and history with her and its influence on mambo and salsa.
Frankie Morales is a vocalist from New York City. He performed with greats like Tito Puente and Hector Lavoe. In this episode we get insights into the salsa music industry and hear Frankies personal stories hardships he faced in his own life.
Eddie & Maria Torres- Part 2
A second interview with the mambo king and queen, Eddie and Maria Torres. In this episode we discussing significant moments in their dance careers like performing for a president, hardships they faced, social issues and more.
Eddie & Maria Torres- Part I
An interview with the mambo king and queen, Eddie and Maria Torres. In this episode we discuss their upbringing, how they became dancers, the development of the On2 New York style of Salsa and significant moments in their dance careers like the Tribute to Machito with Tito Puente at the Apollo Theatre.
An introduction to the Roots, Rhythm & Soul podcast.