The Afro-Cuban Ensemble concentrates on various African-derived musical traditions of Cuba. Emphasis on drumming, but ensemble (e.g., son conjunto) formats are also employed using vocals, brass, strings, piano, and bass.
ETHNMUS 91Z:4 and ETHNMUS 161Z:4
Co-Director: David Castañeda
Co-Director: Steven Loza
Afro-Cuban percussionist Francisco Aguabella dies at 84
Francisco Aguabella, an Afro-Cuban percussionist considered a master sacred drummer who also had a wide-ranging career in jazz and salsa, has died. He was 84. Read a full article in…
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