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La Plaza; Milton Nascimiento In Concert


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La Plaza
Milton Nascimiento In Concert
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Premiered January 10, 1979- Officially La Plaza as a separate series title ended after season 28 (2006). It was replaced by the interview series: Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One which premiered in 2007.

Producer Raquel Ortiz anticipates that the bilingual series will serve as a plaza for the entire local Latino community. Ortiz also served as the host during the first season along with guest hosts. The program format varied from week to week, between musical specials, documentaries, in-studio debates, both locally produced and acquired. Spanish language programs were subtitled in English and English language programs were captioned in Spanish.

See January 1979 Prime Time Program Guide for cover story. Series release date: 1/10/1979

Program Description

International Brazilian superstar Milton Nascimento has entranced audiences around the world. His music and expressive voice have received great acclaim from both critics and the most notable musicians worldwide. Many jazz greats, such as the legendary Sarah Vaughn, have recorded his songs. Join us for a memorable musical piece that includes an exclusive interview with the Brazilian master, stunning footage of the Amazon, and a compilation of his music through the years. Acquisition.



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Ortiz, Raquel (Series Producer)
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