Felix Contreras appears in the following:
Tuesday, April 06, 2021
Watch the Dominican-born guitarist get groovy with his band in this special Tiny Desk Meets SXSW performance.
Sunday, April 04, 2021
NPR's Felix Contreras brings us the latest music from Alt Latino.
Monday, February 15, 2021
Pacheco was a prolific songwriter and musical arranger whose work helped fuel the careers of Celia Cruz and Ruben Blades.
Friday, February 12, 2021
Chick Corea was a towering figure in jazz for over 50 years — at home in straight ahead jazz, electric jazz fusion, Latin music and more. He won 23 Grammy awards.
Thursday, February 11, 2021
Latin artists across generations and genres revered Armando Manzanero, who died in December due to COVID-19. We asked a few of our favorite musicians to pay tribute to the acclaimed Mexican composer.
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.