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A Toast to Salsa Trailblazer Larry Harlow, Dead at 82

Bobby Sanabria hosts the Latin Jazz Cruise on WBGO every Friday from 9-11 p.m. ET, which will be devoted in its entirety to Larry Harlow on Aug. 27. He toured and recorded with Larry for over 25 years, and drew on their personal conversations for this tribute.

Bobby Sanabria & Ascension filmed live at the Lighthouse Bandshell

On Stage At Kingsborough
Filmed Live at The Lighthouse Bandshell on June 25, 2021
BOBBY SANABRIA & ASCENSIÓN performed excerpts from West Side Story Reimagined and more!

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Hipness Report

STRAIGHT UP TALK w/ Earl Rush. On this edition Mambo Dance Queen EILEEN TORRES interviews drummer, percussionist, educator, bandleader and multi-Grammy nominee BOBBY SANABRIA about his life, liberty and the pursuit of clave live at 7:30pm ET!!! Just follow the link and join the convo! https://www.facebook.com/straightuptalkwithearlrush

What Is This Thing Called Love?

Bobby Sanabria & the Multiverse Big Band out in full force at the Brooklyn Community Housing & Services Gala working to end homelessness.

A Toast to Salsa Pioneer Johnny Pacheco

Johnny Pacheco, a seminal figure in Cuban-based dance music as it is played in New York City, died on Feb. 15 at Holy Name Hospital in Teaneck, N.J. He was 85. Bobby pays tribute and explores his work in this choice assortment of tracks.

Bobby interviews Maestro EDDIE PALMIERI on the 40th Anniversary Celebration of the LATIN JAZZ CRUISE

Watch VIDEO OF the 40th Anniversary Celebration of the LATIN JAZZ CRUISE radio show 12/18/20 where Bobby interviewed Maestro EDDIE PALMIERI and played with him in a first time ever historic trio format with his bassist LUQUES CURTIS. https://www.facebook.com/wbgojazz/videos/238585194286476

Bobby interviews Maestro Eddie Palmieri

If you missed the live interview I conducted with Maestro Eddie Palmieri last night 9/23, here it is.

Willie Torres, One of the Most Widely Recorded Vocalists in Latin Music, Has Died at 90

Willie Torres, whose bell-like tone and nimble phrasing helped make him one of the most recorded singers in Latin music, died  on Aug. 13. He was 90.  Bobby pays remembrance.