Tag Archives: Percussion

FROM WAR DRUMS TO TAIKOPEACE

To anyone living on the West Coast, taiko is a familiar fixture at folk festivals and at college events. But what about its history, especially in North America? In this Apsara guest post, Seattle composer and musician Byron Au Yong … Continue reading

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LONDON LUCUMI CHOIR: A COMMUNITY GROUP WITH GLOBAL APPEAL

London’s Lucumi Choir—a non-audition, all-volunteer group—presents stirring vocal and percussion arrangements of Santeria liturgical songs and contemporary Cuban music. Established in 2006, this community-based group attracts artists from around the world. Founder and director Daniela Rosselson speaks about the experience … Continue reading

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