1. Espíritu Vivo

    April 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Like its predecessors on David Byrne's Luaka Bop label, the latest effort by Peruvian sensation Susana Baca reflects the artist's ongoing fascination with her country's black music heritage, which tra Like its predecessors on David Byrne's Luaka Bop label, the latest…

  2. Susana Baca Brings Sept. 11 Into The Studio

    April 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Afro-Peruvian music pioneer Susana Baca has always been the kind of artist who performs better in front of a crowd. Knowing this, she, producer Craig Street, and the folks at Luaka Bop Records decided Afro-Peruvian music pioneer Susana Baca has always been the kind of artist who performs…

  3. Medeski, Martin & Wood: An 'Uninvisible' Trio

    March 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST According to Chris Wood, bassist for Medeski, Martin & Wood, the title of the trio's 10th album, "Uninvisible" (due April 9 via Blue Note) is "a bit like a Rorschach test -- it means different thi According to Chris Wood, bassist for Medeski, Martin & Wood, the…

  4. Los Super Seven Regroups On 'Canto'

    March 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST With its new-model takes on border-town ballads and fiesta classics, Tex-Mex supergroup Los Super Seven -- comprising Los Lobos' David Hidalgo and Cesar Rosas, Rick Trevino, Flaco Jimenez, Joe Ely, With its new-model takes on border-town ballads and fiesta classics, Tex-Mex supergroup…

  5. Los Super Seven Regroups On 'Canto'

    March 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST A reconfigured version of Los Super Seven returns March 13 with the Columbia/Legacy album "Canto," whose songs can be traced to far-flung corners of the Latin diaspora -- incorporating Cuban and South With its new-model takes on border-town ballads and fiesta classics, Tex-Mex…