Write On

2022-05-07T21:09:37-04:00

Write On! A singer-songwriter is a musician who writes, composes, and performs their own musical material, including lyrics and melodies. In the United States, the category is built on the folk-acoustic tradition, although this role has transmuted through different eras of popular music. Get a Great Gift with Your Donation! Your contribution helps WPKN, a 501(c)(3) organization. Al Bell celebrates the Blues and R&B, playing songs in accordance with his own unique desire to hear one creative piece in juxtaposition with the next. Learn More What inspires me about ‘PKN is that amidst all the differences, there is a ...

La Esquina Latina

2022-01-31T07:54:14-05:00

La Esquina Latina - with Luis “Lou” Pomales and Edwin Muñiz La Esquina Latina (LEL) humbly began in 1974 with the sole purpose of bringing the Latino culture into the homes of WPKN’s listening audience, regardless of ethnicity or language spoken. Presented in English and the occasional Spanish, LEL focuses on the cultural significance of the lyrics, the syncopated rhythms, and the melodic runs of the Puerto Rican and Afro-Cuban song, including Latin Jazz and other indigenous Latin American influences. More importantly, it has always been about the music and not the person behind the microphone. This is so important! Projecting a social and time-honored cultural consciousness has always ...

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