Michele Rosewoman's New Yoruba at Joe's Pub

Tomas Pena uploaded this event on April 28, 2015


Joe's Pub
425 Lafayette Street
New York, NY


Fri, May 8, 2015
9:30 pm

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Pianist/composer/vocalist Michele Rosewoman pushes the envelope at the outer limits of jazz improvisation while keeping firmly rooted in both jazz and centuries-old Afro-Cuban folkloric tradition. Widely credited as being one of the first composers to synthesize sacred newyorubaCuban folkloric music with a thoroughly contemporary jazz concept, Rosewoman’s magnum opus, double-cd set, “New Yor-Uba: 30 Years! A Musical Celebration of Cuba in America” — the #1 NPR Latin Jazz recording of 2013-– is the realization of a distinctive creative vision thirty years in the making.

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