Novalima http://www.kunc.org en Novalima: Tiny Desk Concert http://www.kunc.org/post/novalima-tiny-desk-concert Something about tradition inspires reverence <em>and</em> creativity. Throughout Latin America and parts of the U.S., musicians are exhuming centuries-old musical cultures and infusing them with new life to create songs that sound both familiar and new. Peru's <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/104726139/novalima" target="_blank">Novalima</a> is doing just that with Afro-Peruvian music.<p>Over the course of three superb albums, the group has addressed the legacy of slavery in Peru in the form of the traditional lando, a dance rhythm with roots in West Africa. Thu, 12 Apr 2012 14:21:00 +0000 Felix Contreras 25571 at http://www.kunc.org Novalima: Tiny Desk Concert Novalima On World Cafe http://www.kunc.org/post/novalima-world-cafe Formed by four Peruvian high-school friends in 2001, <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/104726139/novalima" target="_blank">Novalima</a> has been making traditional music sound sultry and modern ever since. Thu, 23 Feb 2012 18:36:45 +0000 22859 at http://www.kunc.org Novalima On World Cafe