Afro-Peruvian Ensemble Workshop with David Pinto

Afro-Peruvian Ensemble Workshop with David Pinto


All levels welcome.

Open to all levels: all instrumentalists and singers invited.

Mondays: 7-8:15pm

October 29 - December 17

COST: $189

Registration Fee: $20 (new students only, waived for returning students)

An ensemble focusing on basic rhythmic patterns inherent in traditional Afro-Peruvian music including festejo (joy), lando, zamacueca and panalivio. This music (mostly in 12/8 and 3/4) will be compared to other Afro-Latin music, such as Afro-Cuban, Afro-Venezuelan, Afro­-Colombian,etc. Ensemble repertoire includes Afro-Peruvian classics, popularized by Afro-Peruvian vocal diva Susana Baca, and standard jazz tunes adapted to the Afro-Peruvian style. Learn how to adapt a melody of any tune to the Afro-Peruvian grooves. Learn basic cajon patterns and their relationship with syncopated melodies and harmonies.

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