The Chicago band’s distinctive sound pulls from a mixture of Latin influences. : World Cafe : NPR


Dos Santos

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Dos Santos

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Final April, the town of Chicago rolled out their new tourism slogan: “The Center of Every part.” It is a phrase that not solely applies geographically, as Chicago is actually in the course of the nation, it additionally extends to the music scene and our company at this time, Dos Santos.

For our newest installment of the Sense of Place sequence, the World Cafe workforce is exploring Chicago’s music scene. On this episode, we sit down with drummer Daniel Villarreal and percussionist Peter “Maestro” Vale, who clarify how Dos Santos exists in the course of a complete lot of various issues: genres, influences and cultures.

Plus, the entire band joins us for an unique mini-concert.


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