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The Roots of Afro-Latin Rhythms with Geraldo

  • Queens Library Jackson Heights Branch 35-51 81st Street Jackson Heights, NY, 11372 United States (map)

Geraldo Flores October 17 3-4PM

The Roots of Afro-Latin Rhythms: Interactive Demonstration

Geraldo Flores, Latin percussionist with Afro Pana and the Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra, discusses the family of Afro-Latin rhythms and how these rhythms tell a musical history of the relationships between African, European and Native people in the New World. He presents various new world percussion instruments and rhythms and describes their African ancestors. The audience will have a chance to help Geraldo demonstrate the usage of the instruments.

 

Earlier Event: October 10
Found Sounds with Jaiquan and Amber
Later Event: October 24
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