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7:00 pm

Free Afro-Peruvian Cajón Workshop: Lecture and Demonstration

December 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Free/Donations Encouraged!   The cajón is a box-shaped percussion instrument originally from Peru, played by slapping the front or rear faces (generally thin plywood) with the hands and fingers. Cajones are primarily played in Afro-Peruvian music, as well as contemporary styles of flamenco and jazz, among other genres. Gabriela Shiroma, director of De Rompe & Raja Cultural Association, will provide a lecture and demonstration of cajon history and […]

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