Gloria Estefan's Latin Beat

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Gloria Estefan's Latin Christmas20121224

This Christmas Eve, Gloria Estefan will be celebrating in Cuban style, playing her favourite Latin Christmas numbers and getting everyone in the party mood.

Join Gloria in Miami as she shares her personal stories of Christmas traditions and music from across the Latin world.

012011110320121203

The first of seven programmes in which the singer and songwriter Gloria Estefan shares her passion for Latin music. Tonight, she features the music of her homeland Cuba and traces the beginnings of the Miami music scene.

She plays songs by Beny More, Perez Prado, Celia Cruz, Roberto Torres, as well as her own first international hit Conga. Featured on Miami Sound Machine's 1985 album Primitive Love, the single appeared concurrently on Billboard's dance, Latin, black, and pop charts.

This series first broadcast on Radio 2 in 2011 and is repeated ahead of Gloria Estefan's Latin Christmas Eve special.

The first of seven programmes in which the singer and songwriter Gloria Estefan shares her passion for Latin music.

Tonight, she features the music of her homeland Cuba and traces the beginnings of the Miami music scene.

She plays songs by Beny More, Perez Prado, Celia Cruz, Roberto Torres, as well as her own first international hit Conga.

Featured on Miami Sound Machine's 1985 album Primitive Love, the single appeared concurrently on Billboard's dance, Latin, black, and pop charts.

Gloria Estefan shares her passion for Latin music in a new series for Radio 2.

022011111020121210

Gloria Estefan continues to share her passion for all kinds of Latin music.

In the second programme, Gloria once again concentrates on the music of Cuba, the island she left as a child but still thinks of as "Mi Tierra", her homeland.

She plays tracks from Olga Guillot, Buena Vista Social Club, Celina Gonzalez and Los Sobrinos del Juez.

In the second programme, Gloria once again concentrates on the music of Cuba, the island she left as a child but still thinks of as "Mi Tierra", her homeland.

032011111720121217

Gloria Estefan continues to share her love of Latin music. This week, she looks at artists who've spread the Latin beat to wider audiences around the world.

The programme includes an interview with the Puerto Rican singer, composer and virtuoso guitarist Jose Feliciano; as well as songs from Hector Lavoe, Gilberto Gil, Carlos Santana and Ricky Martin.

Gloria Estefan continues to share her love of Latin music.

This week, she looks at artists who've spread the Latin beat to wider audiences around the world.

Gloria Estefan celebrates artists who've spread the Latin beat to wider audiences.

042011112420130107

In the fourth episode of her series, Gloria Estefan takes listeners on a journey around the wide world of Latin music, from Brazil to London, via Colombia and Miami.

The journey includes an interview with Sergio Mendes and music from Carlos Gardel, Reuben Blades, Tito Puente and Edmundo Ros.

Gloria takes listeners on a journey around the wide world of Latin music.

052011120120130114

In almost every country where Latin music is made, there's a woman who's become a national icon. And this week, Gloria Estefan celebrates The Latinas - the legendary women of Latin music.

Gloria plays songs from Chavela Vargas, La Lupe, Celia Cruz, Carmen Miranda and Shakira and there's an interview with Brazil's Joyce Moreno.

0520111201

In almost every country where Latin music is made, there's a woman who's become a national icon.

And this week, Gloria Estefan celebrates The Latinas - the legendary women of Latin music.

Gloria plays songs from Chavela Vargas, La Lupe, Celia Cruz, Carmen Miranda and Shakira and there's an interview with Brazil's Joyce Moreno.

Gloria Estefan celebrates The Latinas - the legendary women of Latin music.

062011120820130121

Gloria Estefan puts on her dancing shoes and explores how the rhythm and movement of the dancefloor has been central to the success of Latin music.

Playing mambo, tango, salsa, she defies you to keep still, with the music of Oscar d'Leon, Los Lobos, Cachao, Herb Alpert and more.

0620111208

As part of Radio 2's Dance Season, Gloria Estefan puts on her dancing shoes and explores how the rhythm and movement of the dancefloor has been central to the success of Latin music.

Playing mambo, tango, salsa, she defies you to keep still, with the music of Oscar d'Leon, Los Lobos, Cachao, Herb Alpert and more.

Gloria Estefan puts on her dancing shoes and plays a mix of mambo, tango and salsa.

07 LAST2011121520130128

In the last episode of the series, Gloria Estefan looks to the future of Latin music and plays some of the best of the current scene.

The show features music from Danay Suarez, Calle 13 and Natalia Jimenez, as well as a specially recorded session track from Brazil's Seu Jorge. Gloria also plays tracks from her 2011 album Miss Little Havana, which was produced by Pharell Williams.

07 LAST20111215

In the last episode of the series, Gloria Estefan looks to the future of Latin music and plays some of the best of the current scene.

The show features music from Danay Suarez, Calle 13 and Natalia Jimenez, as well as a specially recorded session track from Brazil's Seu Jorge.

Gloria also plays tracks from her own latest album Miss Little Havana, which was produced by Pharell Williams.

Gloria Estefan celebrates the best Latin music of today and looks to the future.