Raised by Puerto Rican parents in both Atlanta and San Juan, Cordero is now a longtime resident of Brooklyn. She is a staple of the global music scene. Recently, she’s appeared as drummer and backup vocalist with the legendary Os Mutantes, as a founding member and drummer of Pistolera and as the front woman for her bilingual art rock band, Cordero. In April 2014, Cordero released her new album Recordar: Latin American Songs of Love and Protest, revisiting songs from the 1930s to the 1970s that highlight influential artists who provided the soundtrack for social change. On top of all that, she is an Agnes Scott College alumna; her visit coincides with the 2016 Gladden lecture by Professor Rafael Ocasio.
Ani Cordero Recent Radio Interviews:
Listen to Ani's Interview on N.P.R.'s All Things Considered
Listen to Ani's Interview on WNYC,Soundcheck: The Road To Justice for Chilean Singer Victor Jara
RECORDAR: Songs of Love and Protest
"New video draws parallelisms between the two Borinquen islands: Manhattan and PR. Images of the Lower East Side are intercut with vintage shots of San Juan’s beaches proving the age-old adage that you can take the girl out of the island…" -Remezcla