Felix Contreras appears in the following:
Friday, January 08, 2021
After an upsetting week in the U.S., we offer some music to cope, featuring David Bowie and Miriam Makeba, plus covers by Las Cafeteras and Los Cenzontles.
Sunday, January 03, 2021
Alt.Latino host Felix Contreras looks back at some of the best music released in 2020.
Wednesday, December 09, 2020
This year's edition of A Jazz Piano Christmas features REDWOOD, Cory Henry and Kenny Barron. We're celebrating the holidays with swing from the East Coast jazz scene.
Monday, December 07, 2020
The Austin-based rock band is nominated for the album and record of the year at next year's Grammys. See why in this Tiny Desk quarantine concert.
Friday, November 20, 2020
In a ceremony that, like many this year, lacked some momentum, the Latin Grammys were able to find their way towards recognizing the promise of the present.
Saturday, November 07, 2020
The Cuban percussionist brought the rhythms of Havana to New York's jazz clubs in the 1940s and never stopped performing.
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Two members of Brazilian musical royalty unite for a special Tiny Desk quarantine performance (and a heck of a view).
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Colombian actor and singer Carlos Vives has been performing Latin American hits for almost 30 years. His Tiny Desk (home) concert is part of our Hispanic Heritage Month extravaganza.
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
The Polaris Music Prize winner kicks off our week-long Tiny Desk celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
This Tiny Desk quarantine concert takes place in a large car, looking out on the Caribbean Sea.
Tuesday, July 07, 2020
The Alt.Latino favorite comes together virtually to perform a handful of songs from the band's latest album, Invisible People.
Sunday, June 07, 2020
The 21st Latin Alternative Music Conference runs from June 9 through June 13. With help from live TV producer José Tillán, all of its panels, workshops and performances will be held entirely online.
Sunday, May 31, 2020
Alt.Latino host Felix Contreras shares new music from Natalia Lafourcade, Gina Chavez, Cindy Blackman Santana, Gaby Moreno and Mireya Ramos.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Santana had a brush with major success as a member of the band Malo, and made significant contributions to the breadth of Latin popular music.
Saturday, May 16, 2020
The jazz singer and guitarist has multiple Grammy nominations to his name. He performed five songs for our Tiny Desk quarantine series.
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Rodrigo y Gabriela play a relaxed Tiny Desk home concert from their studio in Zihuatanejo, Mexico.
Sunday, April 12, 2020
Alt.Latino host Felix Contreras offers a playlist of music that's comforting him and his listeners amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Friday, April 10, 2020
The Bronx-born González often played with his brother, Jerry, and had turns in the bands of Dizzy Gillespie and Tito Puente, among many others.
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Music can help us deal and we can help musicians, too. On our weekly playlist, we're spotlighting independent artists and providing links for you to help support their music.
Thursday, March 12, 2020
As the world turns, it gathers up some pretty crazy and scary circumstances. This is when music can be a valuable salve.