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The Berklee Batá Ensemble performs "E-lu-Banche" and The Percussion Department faculty and student perform "Conga de Comparsa/Iyesá." "E-lu-banche" (Yoruba traditional) "Conga de Comparsa/Iyesá" (Cuban traditional) The Berklee Batá Ensemble Rio Longoria: Itótele Julio Santos: Okónkolo Mike Ringquist:Iyá Berklee Afro-Cuban Percussion Faculty and Students Anne Caroline Silve: timbau Takafumi Nikaido: quinto Eguie Castrillo: timbales Ernesto Diaz: tumbadoras Sean Skeete: bombo Julio Santos: Iyá Rio Longoria: Itótele Mike Ringquist: Okónkolo Recorded live in the Percussion Department Simon Katz: recording engineer, mixing engineer Chris Geller: assistant recording engineer Filmed by 21summit Productions: Joe Barnard: videographer, editor Emir Cerman: videographer
Scenes from La Campana's show in La Begonia, Holguin, Cuba. Established in 1993, the group has over 40 members. They have performed in important national venues in Havana, Camagüey and Trinidad, as well as at many international events in countries including Mexico, Venezuela, Columbia, and Panama. They have been awarded various national cultural prizes. The instruments played include Chequeré, Catayé, Catá, Tumbadoras, Tambores Batá, Campana, Requinto, Tumba Francesa and Tamboras. The group integrates musicians, dancers, and singers, all under the direction of Francisco Griñán Sánchez (Chichío). Contact: email: email@example.com cell: (53) 52 395133 video shoots: Wayne Eardley and Nunca Silva video editing: Nunca Silva
The Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel percussion section, featuring Grammy Award winning percussionists Omar Ledezma Jr on timbales and cajon and Javier Cabanillas on congas with Bosphorus Cymbals Artist Brian Andres on the drum set. They discuss their approach to creating some of the rhythms they performed on their latest recording, This Could Be That, on Bacalao Records. EDIT: Unfortunately, at the 4:46 mark I said that I play the cross stick on the 2 & 4 when I really meant the 2 & 5 if you're counting the eighth notes in 6. Sorry for the confusion! - Brian Visit www.brianandres.com for more information regarding The Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel. And visit: www.javiercabanillas.com www.omarledezmajr.com Video Credits ------------------- Tom Ehrlich- Videography / Photography Michael Lazar...
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JAVIER DIAZ Freelance Percussionist New York City Percussion Faculty, Rutgers University Hand Drum Instructor, The Juilliard School Kalunga the Show, Founder Lp, Paiste and Vic Firth Artist LINKS: http://javierdiazpercussion.com https://twitter.com/javierdiazmarti http://www.kalungatheshow.com/K_A_L_U_N_G_A/K_A_L_U_N_G_A.html THE AFRO-CUBAN HANDBOOK BY JAVIER DIAZ (published by PAWS BOOKS): http://www.amazon.com/The-Afro-Cuban-Handbook-Javier-Diaz/dp/0982415001/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1404751449&sr=8-1&keywords=afro+cuban+handbook BIO: Javier Diaz is a percussionist living in New York City. He has played with Diana Ross, Gladys Knight, Harry Connick Jr., David Sanborn, Marcus Miller, Pedro Martinez, Michel Legrand, Sean Kingston, Lázaro Galarraga, Román Diaz, The New York World Music In...
Some excerpts from a percussion clinic given by Damon Grant, Gerald Myles, and Marcos Torres III. Video taken during the Sono Arts Festival in Norwalk, CT August 2010. Special thanks to Latin Percussion, Vic Firth Sticks, Remo Drumheads, Samson Audio Equipment, & Mapex Drums.
In this clip famed Cuban group Adonis and Osain del Monte pay homage to Yemaya though rhythm and song. Yemaya (an orisha or god) in the Yoruba tradition is identified as the essence of 'mother' and is the ruler of the seas. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details about Afro-Cuban culture or workshops/classes in Cuba and abroad. Un video del grupo famoso Adonis y Osain del Monte en Cuba. Ellos estan tocando y cantando para Yemaya. Una orisha o diosa en la tradicion Youruba. Yemaya es una representacion de la madre y ella es la duena del mar. Mas informacion de la cultura cubana? Visita ampcuba.com o escribe a email@example.com. ampcuba.com