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Conversaciones Música
A Conversation with Joe Conzo, Sr.
and José Calderón

Co-host of The Mambo Machine on WKCR and guest host on WFDU’s Que Viva La Música, DJ José Calderón interviews the eminent Latin music historian Joe Conzo, Sr. with special guests. Conzo is the producer of many recordings by Latin artists on Sony Music and Pablo, and lectures for Jazz @ Lincoln Center, the Smithsonian and other organizations. Since 2013, has taught a continuing education course on Latin music and Latin Jazz at Hostos Community College with a focus on Tito Puente, Tito Rodríguez and Machito. A long-time Puente publicist and confidant, he penned the acclaimed book “Mambo Diablo: My Journey with Tito Puente” and produced more than 20 benefit concerts for the Tito Puente Scholarship Fund. Don’t miss this informative evening.