Saturday, September 8, 2012

Conspiracy of Beards...encore

Aired on NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday on September 8, 2012:

Thirty men sing Leonard Cohen a cappella.  One more reason to still love San Francisco.

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Tejano Conjunto...Californio

My friend and colleague (and accordion ambassador) Julie Caine and I explain why hundreds of people come Sacramento for a little taste of Texas: 6th annual Tejano Conjunto Festival. It's a celebration of Latino music from Texas that migrant farmworkers brought with them as they made their way west. Acclaimed accordionist Flaco Jimenez is headlining this weekend's show.

Three ways to hear it.

On KQED News:

On KALW's Crosscurrents:

And on The California Report: