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Melvis Santa & Ashedi

01/12/19

Terraza 7

40-19 Gleane St. Map

347-808-0518

$15


12-01-2019 12:00:00 12-01-2019 12:00:00 America/New_York Melvis Santa & Ashedi Afro-Cuban music can transform time and consciousness with its multilayered polyrhythms and hypnotic chants, taking us out of our ordinary state of mind and invoking the spirits of the Afro-Cuban pantheon of orishas. 2018 Grammy nominee Melvis Santa and her group Ashedí (translated to 'invitation' in the Lukumi dialect of Cuba) bring this powerful, ecstatic tradition to new spaces. A 4 piece format, which Melvis leads on piano and vocals, while fronting a full percussion section of sacred batádrummers. Ashedí features Afro Cuban master percussionists Roman Diaz, Rafael Monteagudo, and Anier Alonso. Performing: Roman Diaz / Percussion; Spoken Word. Rafael Monteagudo / Percussion; vocals. Anier Alonso / Percussion; vocals; dance. Melvis Santa / Vocals; piano and musical director. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=347765 Terraza 7 Terraza 7

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Afro-Cuban music can transform time and consciousness with its multilayered polyrhythms and hypnotic chants, taking us out of our ordinary state of mind and invoking the spirits of the Afro-Cuban pantheon of orishas. 2018 Grammy nominee Melvis Santa and her group Ashedí (translated to 'invitation' in the Lukumi dialect of Cuba) bring this powerful, ecstatic tradition to new spaces. A 4 piece format, which Melvis leads on piano and vocals, while fronting a full percussion section of sacred batádrummers. Ashedí features Afro Cuban master percussionists Roman Diaz, Rafael Monteagudo, and Anier Alonso. Performing: Roman Diaz / Percussion; Spoken Word. Rafael Monteagudo / Percussion; vocals. Anier Alonso / Percussion; vocals; dance. Melvis Santa / Vocals; piano and musical director.

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