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Join us for a special concert of Bomba and Plena, straight from the island. Visiting from Puerto Rico, La Maquina Insular is a side project of the celebrated group Viento de Agua, putting a contemporary spin on traditional Afro-Puerto Rican percussion and vocal styles. Bandleader Hector “Tito” Matos has recorded and toured with Eddie Palmieri, David Sánchez, Miguel Zenón, Ricky Martin, and Gloria Estefan and performed at prestigious venues like Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center. The group will be joined by Juango Gutierrez from the well-loved NYC ensemble Los Pleneros de la 21.
Please note: The event is free but space is limited so please let us know if you are coming. Register here
Presented by the Jazz Foundation of America, with partial support from the National Endowment for the Arts, NYS Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the NYS Legislature, and from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.