American Routes showcases America’s music and its music makers, from rock & roll and soul, to country, blues, and jazz. From American Public Media.

Upcoming Program Listings

American Routes

Sunday September 26, 2021 12:00 pm
  • Caribbean Cruse & South Louisiana Sojourn

Join us on a Caribbean sonic voyage with singer-guitarist and social leader Aurelio, who grew up in the traditional Afro-Indigenous Garifuna culture of coastal Honduras and now lives part time in the Bronx, NY. He’s a global ambassador for Garifuna culture and a member of the Honduran congress. Then live in-studio, the young Louisiana fiddler, accordionist, singer, Cedric Watson and his band Bijou Creole play La-La and zydeco soul. Plus: Kid Ory‘s New Orleans jazz; reggae songman, Jimmy Cliff; Cuban descarga from Cachao; and the Trinidad calypso hero Mighty Sparrow.