Misa Jíbara: Legacy of Pedro Escabí

During the Christmas season, many Puerto Rican churches transform their hymns into jíbaro rhythms. We owe this modality of the Misa Jíbara to the late professor and folklorist Pedro Escabí. When in the early 1960s the Vatican Council II…

Reflections on 2023

Another year has passed, and I truly hope it was a good one for you. You may have noticed that in 2023 Latino Music Café didn't have as much content activity as in previous years. I'll get into the reasons for that in a moment, but wanted…