Encanto Tropical (WSR) 7

Now available for replay is "Encanto Tropical - Episode 7"... from July 14 2022 on WorldSalsaRadio, which includes a guest appearance by pioneering salsa instructor/performer/choreographer Ryoko Ohara (see link at the bottom of this page).


Show Highlights:

  • The first 40 minutes is an introductory salsa set.

  • Spotlight 1 (new salsa releases) from 40:30 features Fabio Gianni & DJ Max Cuba, Rey Montañez y su Conjunto Akangana, and Salsa 514.

  • Spotlight 2 (Latin music by Japanese artists) from 53:38 features Yoko, Aya Nakano y Central, and Tokyo Ska Paradise.

  • Spotlight 3 (Cuban classics) from 1:08:35 features cover versions by Franco et L'Orchestre OK Jazz, Soneros de Fe, and Nati y Su Charanga.

  • Spotlight 4 (guest showcase) from 1:21:19 has guest Ryoko Ohara sharing her thoughts. She talks about her inspiration, favourite music, current projects, memorable experiences, and future plans; then I play 3 songs of her choice. A great chance to learn about one of the pioneers in the Tokyo salsa dance scene.

  • The final segment of the show is another session of tracks, this time with mostly older salsa, starting at 1:43:50.


Some of the featured music on Encanto Tropical #7

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Replay Episode 7

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Next uP

Encanto Tropical returns on July 28th with guest musician/composer/producer Jan Reijnders, who in recent years has prodcued several unique and stunning salsa tracks (check out his Bandcamp page). Stay tuned for more details.

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