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Raíces Roots Music Concert Series 2018.

Pepe Santana & Grupo INKHAYs performed folkloric music from the Andes mountains, specifically from the countries of Ecuador, Perú and Bolivia at the Reformed Church of Highland Park in, NJ to help raise…

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Raíces Roots Music Concert Series 2018.

Pepe Santana & Grupo INKHAYs performed folkloric music from the Andes mountains, specifically from the countries of Ecuador, Perú and Bolivia at the Reformed Church of Highland Park in, NJ to help raise…

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Raíces Roots Music Concert Series 2018.

Pepe Santana & Grupo INKHAYs performed folkloric music from the Andes mountains, specifically from the countries of Ecuador, Perú and Bolivia at the Reformed Church of Highland Park in, NJ to help raise…

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Raíces Roots Music Concert Series 2018.

Pepe Santana & Grupo INKHAYs performed folkloric music from the Andes mountains, specifically from the countries of Ecuador, Perú and Bolivia at the Reformed Church of Highland Park in, NJ to help raise…

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Flyer for the concert in the 2018 Raíces Roots Music Concert Series held in November of 2018. This concert series sought to bridge cultures through the universal language of music, while at the same time bringing together NJ based culture bearers,…

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The drum is the heartbeat of the music. Drums in Andean music play simple, steady pulse patterns in time with a variety of other instruments.

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Pepe Santana is the director of Grupo INKHAY and is also a cultural historian, sharing knowledge and cultural traditions from the Andes mountains of Ecuador, Bolivia and Perú

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The musicians of Grupo INKHAY play over two dozen musical instruments. Among the wind instruments, they play a variety of pan-pipes known to the natives as "sikus", "antaras" or "zampoñas". They also play end-nocthed vertical flutes called kenas,…

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Pepe Santana and Grupo INKHAY performing traditional folkloric music from the Andes mountains at the Reformed Church of Highland Park in Highland Park, NJ in November 2018.This performance was part of the Raíces Roots Music Concert Series and helped…

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Drum patterns played in Andean folkloric music keep a strong pulse in the music, like the heartbeat of the songs.

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Drummers performing with Capoeira Senzala in July 2018 at the Raíces Roots Music Concert Series in Highland Park, NJ

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Sapulha Senzala of Capoeira Senzala playing pandeiro during the Maculelê segment of the group’s performance in the Raíces Roots Music Concert Series in July 2018.

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Before playing in the roda, capoeiristas salute before the drum. Similar salutes are found in drumming traditions throughout the African diazora.

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When capoeira is played as a game, two capoeiristas enter the roda, or circle, salute, and begin to play the game following the musical rhythm.

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Hand drums are found across cultures in myriad genres of folkloric music from around the world. These Brazilian hand drums are called pandeiros

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Samuel Lind showed the Raíces crew several of with his screenprinted posters, including this one for local bomba group, Majestad Negra.

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Paintings, statues, masks and sculptures in Samuel Lind’s home art studio. Every wall, corner and surface of the studio has art and artifacts on display.

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Raíces Cultural Center provides arts and music education to the community. Here a student is learning the basics of Afro-Caribbean percussion with teacher and Raíces Co-Director Francisco G. Gómez

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Cultural and educational display at the Orisha Art Exhibit. The display includes the batá drums, and peripheral instruments used in Afro-Cuban music, an orisha Oyá doll, a handmade Eleguá, Orisha tiles and a an Orisha poster.

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Postcard for the 2010 Raíces Ensemble production “Spirit of the Drum: History and Evolution of an Afrocaribbean Tradition”. This production was made possible in part by funding from a Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage MINI Grant, as well…

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In 2009, Raíces Cultural Center created and presented its first production thanks in part to an award a MINI grant by the Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission. Raíces Cultural Center Ensemble performed with guest artists and Raícitas…

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Participants in the Raícitas Youth Program learn the music, dance, song and history of the Caribbean folkloric traditions. The student is practicing bomba, an Afro-puertorican folkloric tradition. In bomba, the dancer and the drummer converse,…

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The Raíces Cultural Center Ensemble was asked to share the traditions and cultures of the Caribbean through music, dance and song as part of the 2010 NAACP Kwanzaa Celebration. Raíces Ensemble members are pictured here playing batá and singing to…
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