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In this episode of Jazz at LACMA: Meet the Musicians, Mitch Glickman speaks with Edgar Modesto, leader of the LA-based band Buyepongo. Buyepongo has created a vibrant polyrhythmic sound that seamlessly fuse cumbia, merengue, punta, jazz and funk to create their own genre called "Buyangú" With deep roots in South and Central America, Buyepongo draw heavily from the Latino musical culture. The group's pulse and power is built around the drum and guacharaca giving them an upbeat tropical flare.
This year would have marked Jazz at LACMA's 29th season of celebrating L.A.'s finest jazz musicians. While the concert series is currently on hold, you can listen to interviews and music hosted by LACMA's Mitch Glickman, featuring performers planned for the 2020 season.
Listen to playlists for Jazz at LACMA and Latin Sounds, featuring artists from the 2020 season.
This year, Jazz at LACMA is featuring the Yellowjackets, Jason Moran, Sara Gazarek, and Theo Croker Quartet, to name a few. Latin Sounds has an exciting season full of amazing talent, including Echo Park Project, Paté de Fuá, Buyepongo, and La Sonora Dinamita.
Shadi Ghadirian, Untitled from the Qajar Series (detail), 1998, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, purchased with funds provided by the Art of the Middle East Acquisition Fund, Art of the Middle East Deaccession Fund, the Ralph M. Parsons Fund, the Joan Palevsky Bequest by exchange, and Catherine Benkaim, with additional funds provided by Angella and David Nazarian, © Shadi Ghadirian, digital image © Museum Associates/LACMA