Stories about Los Cenzontles

10 artists centering Latinidad in the sound of the Bay today

For over 50 years, the Bay Area has been a crucial intersection of global music. Everything from psych rock to funk, hip hop, and diasporic sounds of Latin America,...

A song of San Francisco’s origins, via national parks

Coronavirus hasn’t stopped famed Bay Area music education community center Los Cenzontles. To the contrary, as executive director Eugene Rodríguez sees it now is an excellent time for kids...

San Pablo’s Los Cenzontles ramps up its Mexican rhythms

ALL EARS There are certain well-worn channels through which culture tends to move. Socioeconomically dominant countries export cultural products, regional art forms are picked up by the global mainstream...