Remembering Eydie Gorme en Español

To me Eydie Gormé represents one of the first artists to make a reverse cross-over, from the American market to the Latin American market. I say this in part for the great quality of her recordings with the Trio Los Panchos and with…

Racism in Latin Music and MLK

As we observed the Martin Luther King, Jr. day, I reflected on two books I read recently which pointed out racism in Latin music. Is there still racism in Latin music? Note: I originally wrote this blog for Martin Luther King Jr. day in…