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World Music With A Latin Flavor

The Congolese street band Staff Benda Billi was discovered playing outside a zoo by a group of French filmmakers.
The Congolese street band Staff Benda Billi was discovered playing outside a zoo by a group of French filmmakers.

As he often does during weekends on All Things Considered, Betto Arcos visits the show this week to talk about some of the best new sounds he's been spinning on Global Village, his world music program on KPFK in Los Angeles. His picks this time around include a flamenco-jazz hybrid from Spain, joropo from Colombia, canchona from Washington, D.C. (by way of El Salvador), and a Cuban-inflected dance number from the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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