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.