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On September 17, 2019, Raíces Cultural Center had the honor of conducting an oral history interview with Andean folkloric musician and culture bearer Don Pepe Santana

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On October 9, 2019, Raíces Cultural Center had the honor of conducting an oral history interview with Capoeirista Professora Amazonas.

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Cuatrista José Gabriel Muñoz after his oral history interview with the Raíces Digital Archive.

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The Puerto Rican cuatro is unofficially known as the national instrument of Puerto Rico. It is used to play the traditional jíbaro music of the mountains of Puerto Rico.

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Close up José Gabriel Muñoz’s modern ten-string cuatro while he plays after his oral history interview for the Raíces Digital Archive.

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José Gabriel Muñoz gave the Raíces Digital Archive crew a short private concert after his oral history interview.

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José Gabriel Muñoz speaking with Raíces Cultural Center director Francisco G. Gómez after his oral history interview with the Raíces Digital Archive Crew

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Cuatrista José Gabriel Muñoz demonstrates how the cuatro is interpreted with classical music.An excerpt from Cello Suite No.1 by J.S. Bach interpreted by José Gabriel Muñoz. The Cello Suite was transposed and arranged on the cuatro by Alvin Medina.…

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Excerpt from a performance by cuatrista José Gabriel Muñoz at the Library of Congress.

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On October 20, 2019, Raíces Cultural Center had the honor of conducting an oral history interview with cuatrista José Gabriel Muñoz. Download a PDF of the full oral history interview transcript here: José Gabriel Muñoz Interview Transcript

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On October 20, 2019, Raíces Cultural Center had the honor of conducting an oral history interview with cuatrista José Gabriel Muñoz. Download the full oral history interview transcript here (PDF)

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In this clip Pepe talks about the "Andean identity" and how important it is for Andeans to take pride in their culture. Pepe fears that if Andeans don't take advantage of all they have to offer to share it with the world, that the culture will be…

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In the fall of 2011, Raíces Cultural Center began an oral history project called "Testimonials for the Ancestors", collecting video interviews from community members willing to share their stories and histories about how they remember, honor and…

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In the fall of 2011, Raíces Cultural Center began an oral history project called "Testimonials for the Ancestors", collecting video interviews from community members willing to share their stories and histories about how they remember, honor and…

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Flyer calling for participation in the Raíces Cultural Archive’s “Testimonial for the Ancestors” Oral History Project.
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