Dr. Russell Spiegel is a commissionedcomposer and arranger as well asa highly respectedinternationalguitarist, bandleader, writer,musicologist, and award-winningsound engineer. He received hisundergraduate degree inphilosophy from the University ofMichigan at Ann Arbor andcontinued his studies at theBerklee College of Music inBoston. He earnedhis master’s degree in jazz performance at the City College of NewYork and hisdoctorate in Jazz Composition at the University of Miami Frost Schoolof Music as a Henry Mancini Institute Fellow.
Lazaro Rodriguez brings the vibrant sounds of salsa, boogaloo, and Latin-fusion to WDNA 88.9 FM's Fusion Latina. With a deep passion for these genres and a vinyl collection to occasionally draw from, Lazaro's selections promise a rich journey through Latin America's musical legacy.