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New Meanings: Afro-descendant Percussion Practices

Saludos y feliz 2010 desde Buenaventura, Colombia! This announcement from Berta Jottar at Williams College:

New Meanings: Afro-descendant Percussion Practices explores the impact and direction of musical developments in the African Disapora.Through workshops, panels, lecture-demonstrations, films and two concerts, the symposium will explore the contemporary interconnectivity that exists between percussion practices from West Africa, the Caribbean and the U.S.

Guest lecturers and artists include: Pedrito Martinez, Roman Diaz, M’bemba Bangoura, Ilu Aye, Café da Silva, Mike Wimberly, Barbara Browning, Bobby Sanabria, Ali Jackson, Frisner Augustine, Atiba Rorie, Bashir Shakur, and more!

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