Original air date: July 2009
The local group, Andean Express demonstrates that the sounds of Andean flutes and pan pipes are a part of the diverse, multi-cultural genre of Andean folk music.
By Alex Smith
Kansas City, MO –
In the United States, Andean flutes and pan pipes are most often heard from street performers and in new age music.
Members of the folk music group Andean Express: Pedro Calderon, Chucho Marquez, Bert Roney and Elizabeth Upman, stopped by KCUR studios to talk to KCUR's Alex Smith, about their music and give us a taste.