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Candombe Jazz Project

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Teatro IATI
64 E 4th St, New York, NY 10003
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Candombe is a drum-based musical style of Uruguay that developed in the Rio de la Plata area - Buenos Aires & particularly in Montevideo - among the black slaves brought by the Spanish colony in the 18th Century. It is based on Bantu African drumming & other influences the African community received from the new environment they lived in. In Uruguayan culture this drum-based musical style is highly significant & extremely popular, going strong on the streets, halls & carnivals all over the country. Candombe is a three-part-drums-ensemble formed by the tambores called: chico, repique & piano. The music composed on the basis of this rhythm encompasses a range of styles like funk, jazz, rock & tango, among others.

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http://www.teatroiati.org

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