Melena's Cuban Jazz Quartet will be peforming for Debby Allens' Dance Class.
FREE EVENT - 5-7pm. Beverly Hills, CA.
Performing at Trattoria 25. Time: 5-8pm. No Cover. Free Parking.
Melena - Congas Shekere
Artie Weeb- Flute
Jonathan Pintoff - Bass
Matt Amper - Piano
11am - 1pm. Melena will be opening the festival on the Main Stage. She will be performing with her Cuban Salsa band, featuring her two mentors Jose "Perico" Hernandez and Orlando "Mazacote" Lopez. Bring your dancing shoes!
Host: Johnny Conga. More information coming soon.
As a Cuban percussionist and ethnomusicologist, Melena will be providing student's Cuban music history and performance studies for a one week residency. In addition to teaching congas, batas and shekere, Melena will expand on the African diaspora in Cuba and the socio-cultural influences of the Afro Cuban heritages, rhythms and their impact on popular Cuban music. Fall 2019