Diablo En Brooklyn at Roulette

Amy Morales-Lara uploaded this event on October 12, 2017


509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
(917) 267-0363


Sat, October 21, 2017
8:00 pm



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Diablo en Brooklyn epitomizes the diversity of South Brooklyn as a beacon of hope in our society. The piece carefully melds multi-cultural and multi-ethnic elements from zapateo (tap) dance, modern choreography and the masked tradition of Son de los Diablos from Peru. A high-energy execution of African rhythms from coastal Perú constitutes the centerpiece of the performance. The musicians and dancers use the quijada (jaw-bone of a donkey), the Peruvian cajón (box drum) and the choreography includes passages of zapateo dancing in performance.

This landmark engagement brings together Peru's top dancers with The Gabriel Alegria Afro-Peruvian Sextet, Arturo O'Farrill and members of The Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra in a re-imagination of the Son de Los Diablos tradition....

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