Richard Bona — a West African singer of praise and storyteller – and percussionist. A Quartet of extraordinary Cuban Street Musicians.
Thursday, June 23, 2016, noon—2pm MetroTech Commons The Corner of Flatbush and Myrtle Avenues Brooklyn This all-star youth orchestra comprises gifted young musicians from across the five boroughs. Helmed by Grammy-winning composer and bandleader Arturo O’Farrill, the Fat Afro Latin … Read More
Video: Festival Internacional de Jazz de Montreal Michel Camilo & Tito Puente (1923-2000) – Mario Bauza (April 28, 1911-July 11, 1993 in New York City) & His Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra – Leverkusener Jazztage 1992 – Sonora Matancera Celia Cruz ((October … Read More
August 16, 2015, 2:00pm to 4:00pm Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, inside the Park at 110th Street between Lenox and Fifth Avenues Quimbombo is a groove oriented band with a musical base in the Cuban son (the contagious dance music championed by … Read More
This film dates back to 1974 (41 years ago) and in my estimation the well-being of the African-American has changed little. He/she is still fighting for survival in a very hostile and indifferent culture. What’s most impressive about this film is seeing … Read More
July 26, 2015, 2pm to 4pm Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, inside the Park at 110th Street between Lenox and Fifth Manhattan Founded by Edwin Gomez in October 2013, La Orquesta Jeryco is a salsa band comprised of 12 outstanding musicians who share … Read More
Every Thursday in July and August, 5:30–8:00 p.m The Museum of Modern Art The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden 11 West 53 Street Sets begin at 6:30 p.m. Regular Museum admission applies. Performances take place in the Sculpture Garden. In … Read More
July 12, 2015, 2pm to 4pm Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, inside the Park at 110th Street (Lenox &Fifth Avenues) Manhattan Imagine an ensemble dedicated to inspiring, teaching and engaging people of all ages; music and dance as the light leading … Read More