Afro-Cuban Musical Traditions: Lukumí Bàtá Concert

Date: 

Saturday, April 15, 2017, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

See also: Title VI Funded

Location: 

Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

Join the Harvard Ed Portal for an incredible evening with some of today’s greatest players and singers in the Afro-Cuban bàtá tradition! Afro-Cuban bàtá masters from across the country join Harvard's own Director of Jazz Bands Yosvany Terry in a concert and celebration of Cuban tradition. You won't be able to keep from dancing to this percussive, dynamic music! This concert is co-sponsored by the Cuba Studies Program, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies; the Harvard University Center for African Studies; the Afro-Latin American Research Institute at the Hutchins Center; the Observatorio Cervantes at Harvard University; and the Instituto Cervantes.

Acompañe a Harvard Ed Portal en una noche increíble con algunos de los mejores músicos y cantantes de la tradición Bàtá afro-cubana. Maestros de Bàtá afro-cubanos de todas partes de Estados Unidos se unirán al Director de Bandas de Jazz de Harvard, Yosvany Terry, en un concierto y celebración de la tradicion cubana. No podrá resistirse de bailar al son de esta música dinámica y percutiva. Este concierto está patrocinado por el Cuba Studies Program, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies; el Afro-Latin American Research Institute en el Hutchins Center; el Center for African Studies; el Observatorio de Cervantes at Harvard University; y el Instituto Cervantes.

ORGANIZER(S): Cuba Studies Program, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies; the Harvard University Center for African Studies; the Afro-Latin American Research Institute at the Hutchins Center; the Observatorio Cervantes at Harvard University; and the Instituto Cervantes
EVENT WEBSITE: https://edportal.harvard.edu/event/afro-cuban-musical-traditions-concert