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Michelle Shocked Et Les Chocolats - Ready To Rumba Project at Cafe Bohemia

Michael Zieleniewski uploaded this event on January 17, 2020

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Cafe Bohemia
15 Barrow St
New York, NY
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(212) 691-6127

Michelle Shocked Et Les Chocolats - Ready To Rumba Project at Cafe Bohemia

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Sun, February 9, 2020
8:00 pm

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Join Michelle Shocked on a wild adventure with her Les Chocolats, among the rumba traditions deeply embedded in Cuba, and emerged with a pitch-perfect synthesis of her bete noir, Copyfight for the debut of her forthcoming Musical Chairs: A Comparsa for Artist Rights.
Intrepid does not begin to describe it. Michelle Shocked has returned from a wild adventure among the rumba traditions deeply embedded in Cuba, and emerged with a pitch-perfect synthesis of her bete noir, Copyfight (think Moby Dick, but instead of a giant whale, Google and Amazon) and rumba idioms nurtured in the private solars and public calles of Cuba. We’re talking guaguanco, yambu, mozambique, son, changui, guaracha and yes, even a little boogaloo. Recall, please, the romance of Ry Cooder’s Buena Vista Social Club drifting across your latte at Starbuck’s in the 90’s. Or Paul Simon’s Graceland coalescing international resistance against South African apartheid in the late 80’s....

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