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Southland Sessions

The Maestro at Work: Extended Interview with Ezequiel 'Cheche' Alara

Grammy and Latin Grammy-winning music composer, producer, music director, conductor Cheche Alara speaks about his reasons for participating in this tribute episode to Linda Ronstadt filmed at the Soraya at California State University, Northridge. He also discusses how Ronstadt opened doors and broke barriers for artists of Latin background. Alara also explains how he was able to find new flavors in the music while honoring Ronstadt by incorporating a little cumbia in "You're Not Good" or weaving in a Ranchera flavor to "Somewhere Out There."

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Audra Mae | Courtesy of the Wallis
Episode
44:06
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Audra Mae - Songs of Joy & Peace with Dylan Meek

One of pop music's great singer/songwriters finds her guiding light close to home. “Audra Mae: Songs of Joy & Peace” grew from that simple reminder that a song can mend the heart.
Season 1 Episode 117
Barbara Morrison at the Wallis | Still from "Barbara Morrison: Standing On Their Shoulders"
Episode
51:29
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Barbara Morrison - Standing On Their Shoulders

Barbara Morrison pays musical tribute to the iconic jazz and blues singers, Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, Dinah Washington and Ella Fitzgerald.
Season 1 Episode 116
A publicity shot of André Watts sitting by a piano | Courtesy of Pacific Symphony
Episode
56:06
Southland Sessions

Opening Night with Pacific Symphony

Join Maestro Carl St. Clair, Pacific Symphony, and some special guests as they celebrate the opening of their 42nd season with performances by five world-class pianists.
Season 1 Episode 108
Black and white photo of Culture Clash | Harry Gamboa Jr.
Episode
56:39
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Culture Clash’s Totally Fake Latino News

The satirical trio, Richard Montoya, Ricardo Salinas and Herbert Siguenza report from their homes.
Season 1 Episode 107