The Old Town School of Folk Music teaches and celebrates music and cultural expressions rooted in the traditions of diverse American and global communities.

Bomba Percussion & Vocals Workshop with Jorge Emmanuelli Náter Thursday 05/31/2012 from 7:00 PM to 8:20 PM 4545 N Lincoln Ave - EAST Bomba is one of Puerto Rico’s greatest cultural treasures. This genre, which has its primary roots in the Afro-Puerto Rican experience, is expressed though Bomba drums or Barriles, hand held percussion, singing and dance. This workshop will present the origins and ethnic influences of Bomba, introduce the instruments and singing with an emphasis on the “Seises de Bomba”. Jorge Emmanuelli is a master drummer, singer, dancer and composer of both Bomba and Plena and comes from one of Puerto Rico’s most celebrated musical families of these uniquely Puerto Rican traditions. He has dedicated more than 25 years to the preservation of this art, educating and performing with the most celebrated artists in the genre internationally. Students are encouraged to bring their own instruments Price: $20.00

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Old Town School of Folk Music

Old Town School of Folk Music

4544 N. Lincoln Ave., 60625, Chicago, United States


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