percussion http://wamc.org en Dafnis Prieto Si O Si Quartet At PS21 in Chatham http://wamc.org/post/dafnis-prieto-si-o-si-quartet-ps21-chatham <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Cuban-American drummer, composer, and bandleader <a href="http://www.dafnisonmusic.com/">Dafnis Prieto</a> and his globally inspired Si o Si Quartet will perform their mix of Afro-Cuban jazz at <a href="http://www.ps21chatham.org/">PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century</a> on Saturday at 8pm.</p><p>Prieto will give an one-hour talk/demonstration on Saturday from 1 to 2pm at the Tracy Memorial Village Hall in Chatham as part of the village’s Summerfest event.</p><p>Classically trained in Cuba, his revolutionary drumming techniques has had a powerful impact on the Latin and jazz music scene, locally and internationally. He is a recipient of various awards, including the 2011 MacArthur Fellowship Award.</p><p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 94520 at http://wamc.org Dafnis Prieto Si O Si Quartet At PS21 in Chatham STOMP Celebrates 20 Years In NYC http://wamc.org/post/stomp-celebrates-20-years-nyc <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Matchboxes, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters and more fill the stage with energizing beats at <a href="http://www.stomponline.com/">STOMP</a>, the inventive and invigorating stage show that's dance, music and theatrical performance blended together in one electrifying rhythm.</p><p>The Olivier, Obie, and Drama Desk award winning rhythmic phenomenon celebrates 20 years at New York’s Orpheum Theatre on February 27 &nbsp;and it will be &nbsp;honored that day when the Empire State Building lights up <a href="https://twitter.com/EmpireLights">red and white</a> to commemorate this monumental achievement.</p><p>STOMP <a href="http://www.stomponline.com/performers.html">performers</a>, Jason Mills and Penelope Wendtlandt join us to tell us about their STOMP experiences.</p><p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 15:35:00 +0000 Sarah LaDuke 84662 at http://wamc.org STOMP Celebrates 20 Years In NYC Dr. Eddie Ade Knowles http://wamc.org/post/dr-eddie-ade-knowles <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.hass.rpi.edu/">RPI</a> has a strong program and deep history of music and arts education. In addition to being the home of EMPAC - where we sit today - their School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences provides an imaginative and distinctive approach to Rensselaer’s 200-year old founding mission "to apply science to the common purposes of life." Alan - RPI also has numerous music, dance, and arts clubs - including but not limited to - ballroom dance, street dance, choir, a cappella, improv comedy, sketch comedy, orchestra, pep band, graphic design and public speaking!</p><p> Tue, 28 May 2013 13:45:00 +0000 Joe Donahue & Alan Chartock 65749 at http://wamc.org Dr. Eddie Ade Knowles