Bomba Drumming Master Class


Bomba Drumming Master Class

Date: Thursday, November 17

Time: 6:30-8:30pm

Address: Bronx Music Heritage Center, 1303 Louis Nine Blvd, Bronx, NY

Sponsored by:  Bronx Music Heritage Center in association with City Lore and SEA

Admission: $15  Must RSVP @ emartinez@bronxmusic.org

Let the captivating rhythms and dance of Bomba move you. Angel “Balancé” Reyes, Master of the Puerto Rican bomba, takes you step by step in exciting exploration of female and male movement technique with live drumming. The Bronx’s own Dr. Drum (Jose L. Ortiz) will teach alongside Don Angel. Dr. Drum is founder and leader of BombaYo Cultura En Vivo. An advocate for the cultural arts, he is active as an organizer and educator of Afro Puerto Rican Bomba.
All age groups and levels welcome. No experience necessary.
*Females bring long wide skirt or long scarf
** Opportunity for students to perform what they learned on 11/19 at the BMHC’s Bronx Rising! An Intercultural Exploration of Kathak and Bomba event.

Fee: $15. Tickets available on Eventbrite. Or at the BMHC.
Part of BMHC’s November Bronx Rising! Program in association withRomanee Kalicharran‘s WHERE KATHAK AND BOMBA MEET IN ME: An Intercultural Series, November 8th through November 20th, 2016.

En conjunto con nuestro November Bronx Rising! Program, tendremos la compañía del maestro y percusionista Ángel Reyes, visitante de la Florida para impartir una clase de barriles de bomba puertorriqueña El estudiante tendrá la oportunidad de presentar sus trabajos antes del programa del sábado.