21 episodes

An interactive Podcast. Luis and Andrea interview musicians, songwriters, music producers, festival hosts and an array of others in the music industry to gain insight into their perspective of music as a HEALING entity. They "breakdown" lyrics and the meaning and emotion of certain songs. They are authentic in sharing how music transformed moments in in their lives as parents, siblings, as a married couple and even (especially) as physicians. They ask the "why" as well as the "how" as they step into a journey of music's healing powers!

Mixtape Hope Drs. Luis and Andrea Espinoza

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An interactive Podcast. Luis and Andrea interview musicians, songwriters, music producers, festival hosts and an array of others in the music industry to gain insight into their perspective of music as a HEALING entity. They "breakdown" lyrics and the meaning and emotion of certain songs. They are authentic in sharing how music transformed moments in in their lives as parents, siblings, as a married couple and even (especially) as physicians. They ask the "why" as well as the "how" as they step into a journey of music's healing powers!

    The Walters

    The Walters

    Gratitude and Joy… sentiments that reflect the the emotions of lyrics, melodies and magic of a band coming together to create beautiful music and memories. 
    The Walters’ revival has been a journey of looking back but being so grateful for the NOW. 
    We speak with Luke Olson of The Walters. 
    He takes us through where he has been personally and the unbelievable new journey of this incredible band!
    WE are grateful for their music. 
    Check them out, follow and feel the magic  of their talent, energy, passion and JOY. 

    • 31 min
    The Better Together Band

    The Better Together Band

    Life and Music.

    Where we start and those we find along this journey matter.  Leaning on each other as we walk this path, the lyrics, the melody and the rhythm bring us together.

    The Better Together Band is in studio listening to each other and sharing our journey with YOU.
    We open up about OUR HEALING and OUR WHY in being vulnerable putting in the time, having fun, coming together and sharing our talents for a greater purpose.

    Coming at you from OUR HOME, New Orleans and forged out of the Covid pandemic- 
    WE ARE better together!

    Band members: Luis Espinoza (vocalist, guitar), Noelle Young (vocalist),  David Vasquez (drummer) Sedrick Hawkins (saxophone, vocals and keys), Scott Schlegel (guitar, vocals), Kevin McCormack (vocals, guitar and keys) and Andrea Espinoza (bassist).

    HOPE (if you listen) IS all around us. 

    • 57 min
    Tyron Benoit

    Tyron Benoit

    You can write it in lyrics but LOVE is meant to be LIVED.
    This week’s guest, Tyron Benoit defines himself as “Marine, actor, guitarist, keyboardist, accordion player, singer, and songwriter”.
    And he lives the love he wishes to share. 
    Listen how he serves and steps into his purpose as a father, husband, son and performer daily-bringing joy to our community near and far.
    We are elated to share this time with such a talented and decorated human.
    His music is so unique-so much so that he has coined a new word for it..Psychedeaux!

    Look out for his record being released this year and know what HOME truly means to him.
    His light will inspire you and his music will move you!


    https://tyronbenoitband.com/home

    • 33 min
    Javier Olondo

    Javier Olondo

    When life, talent and passion truly harmonize, that is where you find purpose. 
    Javier Olondo shares all of it with so many here in New Orleans as well as around the world!
    His talent as a musician and performer is grounded in family and community.
    Listen as we speak to such an amazing human as he energizes this episode and shares what truly drives him. 
    Asheson, his band is only one of the many many ways he creates sound and beauty.
    A classical guitarist, producer, entrepreneur, father, husband, professor, community  leader and voice for so many meaningful initiatives, he brings life to everything he touches!

    Creator and host of Que Pasa New Orleans, you can hear and find him… everywhere! 

    Listen and be inspired! 
    www.Javierolondo.com

    Follow him in Facebook, Instagram 

    • 28 min
    Atomic!!!

    Atomic!!!

    Love. 
    It is a powerful energy. 
    It is ATOMIC. 
    We had the pleasure of speaking to the band ATOMIC all the way from Germany. 
    Their music, their mission and their energy is electric! 
    Hear how this band took its musical influences and roots and has grown a genre and a following unique to their amazing talent! 
    “Gimme your love”, their latest single will keep you rocking!!
    Check them out !!

    @atomicaner 
    Listen to them at
    https://atomicaner.bandcamp.com/music

    • 28 min
    John Blancher, Founder of Rock N’ Bowl

    John Blancher, Founder of Rock N’ Bowl

    Step into a bit of New Orleans history with the visionary, entrepreneur, teacher, father, storyteller, musician, husband and all things bowling and music! 
    Listen to his journey through and IN his faith as he shares the how and the WHY of Rock N’ Bowl’s birth and longevity.
    John Blancher’s voice and stories are as smooth as the bowling lanes that so many have enjoyed here in the big easy. The memories will make you laugh and cry.
    His dreams of having a wide array of musical genres take stage has made memories for so many. 
    Do YOU know what it means to love New Orleans? 
    Have a seat and listen to someone who truly does. 

    • 59 min

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