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Afunja means African funk and jazz. Their music is solid & mesmerizing! Enjoy ‘CIA,’ a collaboration by Afunja Music ft. Dele Sosimi!
‘Salva Dor’ pulses with passion all the way through from Portuguese band, IFÁ, off of their new album ‘Ijexá Funk Afrobeat!
Brazilian Abayomy Afrobeat Orquestra’s second release, Abra Sua Cabeça, highlights their deep connection to Africa & would make Fela proud!
Three veteran underground emcees get busy over the loose live funk of France’s Afro Latin Vintage Orchestra’s track ‘With An Attitude!’
Don’t miss ‘Bankster,’ which has an infectious Afrobeat groove from Portuguese band Terrakota, off their new album ‘I Wish.’
Chepe joins us to discuss Fidel Castro's legacy, Trump picks Betsy DeVos for Education secretary, and listener mail. Photo credit: Courtesy of Chepe
Makulu Ken of the Democratic Republic Of Congo, is an African springboard for contemporary music (especially Nigerian Afrobeat.)
Seun Kuti’s politically charged lead single ‘Gimme My Vote Back (C.P.C.D.)’ C.P.C.D. stands for Corporate Public Control Department.
Travel to Cuba is fine so long as one is a mindful traveler; he or she must be aware of the issues that the citizens are facing, and do so with both open eyes and an open mind.
An extended conference call with three guests on today’s edition of The Jazz Hole with Linus. NYC-based creatives Matt Geraghty, Zé Luis Oliveira and Laura Newman talk about their experiences in Cuba during the production of their latest album/documentary Trade Winds: Cuba - Matt Geraghty Project featuring Zé Luis. Plus brand new tracks from the NYC-based band Light Blue Movers.
Frank Delgado is no thief. He co-owns a failing Cuban restaurant in Manhattan's Upper East Side. The restaurant, like Frank, is rudderless. Lost. He decides he'll save the restaurant by traveling to Cuba to steal the legendary chicken recipe from the famed El Ajillo restaurant in Havana. The recipe is a state secret, so prized that no cook knows the whole recipe. But Frank's rationale is ironclad—Fidel stole the secret from his family, so he will steal it back. He will triumphantly bring that recipe back to Manhattan and turn his fortunes around.
It took over 50 years, but Cuban and U.S. relations are finally being restored. What could the American music scene have become if Cuban culture had been present for those decades?
You've just tuned in to The Daily Beat! This week on the Daily Beat: We chat with Thomas Rothstein, a biologist at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, to learn about his work with Cuban doctors for the lung cancer vaccine called Racotumomab. Today on the Daily Beat, Firday March 25, 2016: We continue to speak with Thomas Rothstein, a biologist at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, has for six years worked with the Center for Molecular Immunology on another vaccine to treat lung cancer called Racotumomab, with an entirely different mechanism. (It messes with a particular lipid found in tumor cell membranes.) “Investigators from around the world are trying to crack the nut of cancer,” Rothstein says in an interview with Wired.com. “The Cubans are thinking in ways that are novel and clever.” 00:00 The Daily Beat Intro 01:15 The Daily Beat pt. 1 - Thomas Rothstein 04:30 The Daily Beat pt. 2 - Global Collaboration 09:00 The Daily Beat pt. 3 - Working across the world for a cure 11:22 The Daily Beat Outro 12:18 Gaunt - Kiasmos 17:32 Finish
We learn what how the Cuban embargo impacts the ability for researchers to collaborate on innovative treatments.
We learn about the Cuban process in researching and creating new, low-cost drugs for its citizens.
We chat with Thomas Rothstein, a biologist at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, about his work with Cuban doctors for the lung cancer vaccine called Racotumomab.
BTR talks with an American biologist who has been working with Cuban scientists to fight lung cancer and relations thaw between the two countries, can we come closer to winning the fight?
We investigate the international pharmacopoeia and the American hunt for a viable lung cancer vaccine from Cuba.