American Masters "Cachao: Uno Más"

American Masters "Cachao: Uno Más"

Fri, 10/04/2013 - 7:30pm

Pictured: Grammy-winning bassist Israel "Cachao" Lopez

Credit: Courtesy of © 2005 by Jakub Mosur

An in-depth celebration of the legendary Father of the Mambo, Israel “Cachao” Lopez.

American Masters pays tribute to the Father of Mambo in the series’ bilingual film, Cachao: Uno Más airing on WXXI World on Friday, October 4 at 7:30 p.m.  The film, narrated and produced by Andy Garcia, traces the musical journey of the Cuban maestro featuring Cachao and his intimates, The CineSon All Stars, Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Arturo Sandoval among others.

WXXI celebrates Hispanic Heritage with a strong slate of new and encore programming that features Hispanic Americans who have enriched our nation. We invite you to join us by tuning in.