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AFRICA NIGHT AT SAHARA – ZOUMOUNTCHI, CORNERSTONE AND INFINITE RHYTHMS
October 24, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - October 25, 2015 @ 2:00 am
Infinite Rythms Circle 8pm-9:30om
More than a drum circle! It is an invitation for advanced afro-centric hand percussionists and multi-instrumentalists to come together and jam! Bring your djembes, djuns, congas, cajons, bongos, balaphones, gelees, koras, pandieras, sordos, shakaree, bells, shakers… It is to inspire community, rhythm exchanges and musical expression! Format is rhythm circle, improvisation, and orchestration. The Open Mic portion is the last 20 minutes for a few musicians to sign up for a 3 minute improv slot to showcase folks they vibed with. Dancers and singers are welcome!
Austin’s Roots Reggae Band. Members: Akin Francis, Julio Figueroa,Yoni Levin, Jorge Campuzano, Paul, Tyrell Elegonye.
Zoumountchi plays a blend of traditional West African Music, Afrobeat, Afropop, and Reggae. Traditional instruments such as the djembe, the balafon, and the kora are featured together with the modern drum set, the electric bass, electric guitar, the sax and the trombone. Zoumountchi is founded on the principles of Positive Psychology. “We are a Movement of People who believe that we can shape our life and maximize happiness!”
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