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bomba y plena en cuarentena

BomPlenazo Advisory Committee members Juan “Juango” Gutiérrez, Julia Gutiérrez-Rivera and César Colón Montijo join acclaimed plenero Hector “Tito” Matos, the founder of the mega-popular Viento de Agua, for Bomba & Plena En Cuarentena: Workshop and Conversation.

bomba y plena en cuarentena

BomPlenazo Advisory Committee members Juan “Juango” Gutiérrez, Julia Gutiérrez-Rivera and César Colón-Montijo join acclaimed percussionist Hector “Coco” Barez, a founding member of the multi Grammy-winning Calle 13, for Bomba & Plena En Cuarentena: Workshop and Conversation. The second of a two-part conversation.

bomba y plena en cuarentena

BronxNet presents Bronx Live!: a broadcast of the Tito Puente Retrospective: Puente for a New Generation featuring Carlos Henríquez and Friends.

bomba y plena en cuarentena

BronxNet presents Bronx Live!: “Lost Treasures of the Palladium Era,” a highlight of the “Tito Puente Retrospective: 50 Years of El Rey” featured the 18-piece Mambo Legends, under the leadership of José Madera, which includes many Puente band alumni.

Artist Lens Our

As the world and normal daily life transforms during this pandemic crisis, the times call for artists to speak on resilience, versatility and how we can move the future of the Bronx with integrated access, equity, and justice.

Havana jam

Where You From? What You Be About?” tells a story of how one man and his family reconcile the influences and tragedy of gang violence.

Havana jam

BronxNet presents Bronx Live!: “Legendary Cuban Voices” featuring Lena Burke and Xiomara Laugart with special guest Malena Burke.

lena burke and xiomara laugart

BronxNet presents Bronx Live!: “Havana Jam” featuring Yunior Terry & Son de Altura with special guests Adonis González, Gema, and Eddy Zervigon.

lena burke and xiomara laugart

BronxNet: Bronx Live!
Songs of the Spirit
Ebony Ecumenical Ensemble

Thu | Jun 18 | 7:30 p.m. (EDT)
Mon | Jun 19 | 9:30 p.m. (EDT)
Free Online Event

BronxNet presents Bronx Live!: Ebony Ecumenical Ensemble. The esteemed choir celebrated its 41st anniversary with “Songs of the Spirit,” spiritual and gospel works from the African-American religious experience.

lena burke and xiomara laugart

Acclaimed percussionist Annette Aguilar’s ensemble StringBeans – utilizing a unique combination of instruments -- performs a wide range of Latin styles including music from Brazil for this special and spatial performance for Hostos Center audiences. A talkback with the artists follows.

Parent's Choice Awards Winners Hot Peas N' Butter

Parents' Choice Awards Winners
Hot Peas ‘N Butter

Sat | Jun 27| 11:00 a.m. (EDT)
Free Online Event

Hot Peas ‘N Butter is a children’s musical group that incorporates elements of traditional Latin music, Afro-Caribbean rhythms, jazz, folk, and rock.

lena burke and xiomara laugart

Percussia
Danzibar
From the Atlas of Imaginary Places

Mon | Jun 29 | 7:30 p.m. (EDT)
Free Online Event

Hostos music faculty member Ingrid Gordon and her group Percussia team up with acclaimed composer Victoria Bond, to present the world premiere of “Danzibar: From the Atlas of Imaginary Places” for flute, harp, viola and percussion.

lena burke and xiomara laugart

Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture presents A Musical Conversation with Four-time Grammy winner Oscar Hernández, one of Latin music’s leading pianists / composers / bandleaders. Oscar talks about his career, The Latin Jazz Project -- the new recording for Spanish Harlem Orchestra, his smaller ensembles and moving forward in the Pandemic.

lena burke and xiomara laugart

BronxNet presents Bronx Live!: Acclaimed by The New York Times, the BomPlenazo Artists Collective, led by Musical Director Juan ‘Juango’ Gutiérrez for the Eighth Biennial festival, featured original and standard works of the bomba and plena traditions.




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