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2014 Rhythms of Cuba – Day 5

After taking yesterday morning off, I go out again for a walk by myself before breakfast. Today I head inland, away from the Malecon, up the Avenida de los Presidentes. Lots to look at, although I seem to be the … Continue reading

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2014 Rhythms of Cuba – Day 4

< previous We walk to our morning activity, with a stop at the Teatro Mella to try to find out where the evening’s jazz performance is going to be. The activity is a dance lesson at Conjunto Folklorico, the national folkloric … Continue reading

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2014 Rhythms of Cuba – Day 3

< previous I go out again in the morning, the other way on the Malecón today. There are fishermen again, and some out in boats on the water too. The waves occasionally send some spray over the wall, and there … Continue reading

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2014 Rhythms of Cuba – Day 2

< previous First glow of color on the horizon, get up, slip on some clothes and out the door. I take the stairs down, there’s a book shelf on floor 6. Out on Avenida de los Presidentes and right toward … Continue reading

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All Is Calm

Haven’t gotten the Christmas choral music fix by way of WCN the past couple (few?) years now, which I sorta missed, but not enough to make a point to find any. Then somehow I heard that All is Calm would … Continue reading

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TAIKOZ!

Awesome concert! The program was a wonderful mix of traditional Japanese pieces and modern works composed by members of the group. It had a nice balance between high energy pieces and more contemplative ones. The group is very technically accomplished, … Continue reading

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TAIKOZ First Ever Northern California Appearance

TaikOz is the preeminent Japanese taiko drumming ensemble from Australia. They travel to the USA for the first time to present one of a kind performances featuring their works for Taiko and Shakuhachi. These shows are the only ones that prominently feature … Continue reading

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