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Bernard Woma Memorial

06/24/18 | 5:00 PM

ShapeShifter Lab

18 Whitwell Place Map

646-820-9452

$20


24-06-2018 12:00:00 24-06-2018 12:00:00 America/New_York Bernard Woma Memorial | 5:00 PM A musical celebration of the life of Bernard Woma featuring Jumbie Records artists. ---- Nobody turned away for lack of contribution. Donations accepted to support the Dagara Music Center and funeral expenses. Suggested donation: $20 -------------------------------- Bernard Woma left an immense musical legacy, from prolific musical performances on the gyil (xylophone) from his native Northern Ghana, to leadership of Jumbie Records, to founding and directing Saakamu dance company based in Accra, to founding and leading the Dagara Cultural Center, to being an incredibly warm and giving friend and father. His friends, collaborators and many students will gather together to honor this legacy through performance and camaraderie. We will share stories of this life, and start the work of continuing his legacy without his physical presence. --- Performances will include long-time partners from Jumbie Records including Mark Stone, David Rogers, Raul Rothblatt and Famoro Dioubate. Please contact jumbiemark@gmail.com, drogers@jumbierecords.com or Raul@JumbieRecords.com if for more information. ---- Dagara Music Center: http://www.dagaramusic.org/ Saakumu Dance Troupe: http://www.dagaramusic.org/saakumu/ Woma Ensemble (which still has a myspace link!): http://jumbierecords.com/womaensemble/index.html http://jumbierecords.com/saakumu/index.html http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=313007 ShapeShifter Lab ShapeShifter Lab
A musical celebration of the life of Bernard Woma featuring Jumbie Records artists. ---- Nobody turned away for lack of contribution. Donations accepted to support the Dagara Music Center and funeral expenses. Suggested donation: $20 -------------------------------- Bernard Woma left an immense musical legacy, from prolific musical performances on the gyil (xylophone) from his native Northern Ghana, to leadership of Jumbie Records, to founding and directing Saakamu dance company based in Accra, to founding and leading the Dagara Cultural Center, to being an incredibly warm and giving friend and father. His friends, collaborators and many students will gather together to honor this legacy through performance and camaraderie. We will share stories of this life, and start the work of continuing his legacy without his physical presence. --- Performances will include long-time partners from Jumbie Records including Mark Stone, David Rogers, Raul Rothblatt and Famoro Dioubate. Please contact jumbiemark@gmail.com, drogers@jumbierecords.com or Raul@JumbieRecords.com if for more information. ---- Dagara Music Center: http://www.dagaramusic.org/ Saakumu Dance Troupe: http://www.dagaramusic.org/saakumu/ Woma Ensemble (which still has a myspace link!): http://jumbierecords.com/womaensemble/index.html http://jumbierecords.com/saakumu/index.html

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