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Kansas City's Fado Novato Dares to Dig Into Rich Tradition of Portuguese Fado


Singer Shay Estes leading the Kansas City band Fado Novato (Photo: Julie Denesha)


JULIE DENESHA (913)980-6256

In Kansas City, a group of musicians decided to dig into the Portuguese traditional song of fado, and created a new band specialized in this music new to them, overcoming cultural challenges along the way. Reporter Suzanne Hogan of KCUR radio in Kansas City met with the band "Fado Novato."

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