Melissa Carcache is an actress and producer who co-created the new Hialeah series and most recently started on Nickelodeon's Every Witch Way. We spoke about her new comedy series based in the city she grew up in, LA, showbiz, being driven, the difficulties of creating and producing your own show and what it takes to succeed. Her new series, co-exec produced by filmmakers David A. Vargas & Javier Mayol is available online at the Facebook link below. I think you'll enjoy this talk with Melissa, who's energy, drive and talent are as charming and delightful as she is.
About Hialeah, the series
A young married couple move from Chicago to Hialeah and things quickly turn upside down when Kay Greenberg meets his new wife’s crazy, loud Cuban family for the first time. The series stars Jordan Wall (A&E’s The Glades) and Melissa Carcache (Nickelodeon’s Every Witch Way). The series also stars Rene Laván (Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights) and Elizabeth Elias (Nickelodeon’s Every Witch Way) and is executive produced by the creators of Love and Hostages, David Vargas and Javier Mayol and by Melissa Carcache.
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John teaches journalism and nonfiction narrative at The
University of Tampa. He mentors students in UT’s
lowresidency Creative Writing MFA program, as well as
working with private writing clients. During his journalism
career he was an editor at Newsweek and SmartMoney
magazines, New York Newsday, and the New York Times.
Florida Soul is his third book; his previous one, the
biography Gorgeous George, is being adapted into a
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Frankie Marcos & Clouds are some the architects of the 'Miami Sound' that began in the 305 in the late 70s and early 80s. This blend of styles set trends across countless musical boundaries and in anticipation of his celebration concert on November 11th, at Dade County Auditorium, gen ñ founder Bill Teck spoke to Frankie about his music and his career.
This 'En Español episode of Miami Now features an in-depth talk with Frankie about being the first artist of his kind to play in the former soviet union,about recording with the voice of Beny More ala Nat King Cole and Natalie, about his many hits (DiscoTango, Con Tu Blanca Palidez, Amor Velero, etc...) about The Miami Sound, friends like Carlos Oliva, Roberto Torres, Hansel y Raul and Lucy Grau - who'll be appearing in concert with them on the 11th, his start playing sax in high school bands here in Miami, etc...
Luis Bofill, one of the great talents of Cuban music today, talks to gen ñ editor Bill Teck about his great new CD paying tribute to Arsenio Rodriguez, one of the all time giants of Cuban music.
Luis talks about interpreting the tracks , creating the record, his collaborator and producer Orlando Mosquera, the legacy of Arsenio and the success this release has enjoyed. These two old friends , who go back to the 90s - drop knowledge and catch up to celebrate Luis' recent exito!
This interview is En Español but a translated transcription of it can be found on the generation ñ website at www.generation-ntv.com
Join host Bill Teck each week on Miami Now: a generation ñ podcast - on the people, places and happenings that keep miami exciting and vibrant!
On this ep of Miami Now, a generation ñ podcast - our guest is Andrew Yeomanson, aka DJ Le Spam - we talked about Spam All-Stars, their new album TransOceanic, Record Collecting, his analog (and amazing) recording studio City of Progress, preserving the legacy of Henry Stone, soundtrack recording - going way back to when he and host Bill Teck were (sorta) neighbors. Artist Emilio Perez, Hoy Como Ayer, the whole nine yards of his musical history in Miami, playing guitar with Nil Lara y mas. Dig the deep dive into the musical life of Andrew Yeomanson on Miami Now :)
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