Events

Drum Talk: Rhythms from Cuba and Brazil

Drum Talk: Rhythms from Cuba and Brazil

Part of the CSU Summer Arts Festival 2014 @ CSU Monterey Bay Course Dates: June 30 to July 13, 2014 Application Deadline: May 2014 This percussion course is a “reunion” and conversation between the African derived music traditions of Cuba and Brazil. Master drummers John Santos and Mario Pam will lead an exploration of various […]


Book Event at City Lights Bookstore

Book Event at City Lights Bookstore

Carlos Aldama and Umi Vaughan present their new book Carlos Aldama´s Life in Batá: Cuba Diaspora and the Drum.
City Lights Bookstore
Wednesday June 20, 2012, 7pm
Free Admission
261 Columbus Avenue at Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133
Phone: (415) 362-8193


Afro-Brazilian Rhythm Workshop: Afoxé, Samba, and Beyond!

Afro-Brazilian Rhythm Workshop: Afoxé, Samba, and Beyond!

Part of the CSU Summer Arts Festival 2012 @ CSU Monterey Bay
Course Dates: July 16 to July 29, 2012
Application Deadline: May 18, 2012

All students will learn percussion and key concepts of Brazilian music. The range of genres covered in the course will offer opportunities for harmonic musicians to incorporate their main instrument into the full ensemble, and instructors are prepared to work many different instrumentalists.