Music articles

Reggae group creates special song to raise money to “solar electrify” hospitals and clinics in Haiti

LatinaLista — As Mother Nature continues to show her strength around the world, we are reminded that there does exist rich countries and poor countries. The poor countries still suffer from the effects of natural disasters long after they happen. Such is the case with Haiti. The impact of the massive earthquake in Haiti can

Spotlight Non-profit: Group shares loves of Spanish choral music with special outreach

LatinaLista — Think of Latin music and merengue, mariachi, salsa and even reggaeton may pop first into people’s minds, but choral music? Most people don’t even realize that within the Latino culture there is a rich legacy of choral music and it’s the mission of Washington, DC-based, Coral Cantigas, to enlighten everyone. The choir is

Musical artists create Arizona boycott campaign over immigration bill

LatinaLista — The list of who is boycotting Arizona because of their passage of SB 1070 — which makes law enforcement officials stop, question and demand proof of legal residency of anyone whom they feel is in the country illegally — just got longer. It’s reported that the lead singer of Rage Against the Machine,

Spotlight Non-profit: Pairing professional musicians to mentor low-income music students

LatinaLista — Austin, Texas is known as a music mecca. After all, it’s home to the SXSW Music Festival (South by Southwest), one of the most international gatherings of musical artists. With all that musical talent in one town, it makes sense that a program could be created to pair professional musicians with children who

Lila Downs in Paris

By Al Carlos Hernandez Herald de Paris HOLLYWOOD – Lila Downs is an enigmatic singer who has transcended international boarders with her unique vocal styling. She has gained critical acclaim and legions of fans from throughout the world. She sings from her heart. Her honesty is ethereal, her performances dramatic and viscerally challenging. Lila is