Havana International Jazz Festival

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By: Karla Arguello For the past few months, Rhythm Foundation has been working closely with the GroundUp Music team on the GroundUp Music Festival hosted by jazz collective Snarky Puppy, taking place at the North Beach Bandshell on February 10-12, 2017. This past weekend, Snarky Puppy performed at the Havana International Jazz Festival… Read more »

Hailu Mergia’s Rerelease of album “Wede Harer Guzo”

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Our favorite Ethiopian Jazz keyboard player and accordionist, Hailu Mergia, has a new release out!   The album Wede Harer Guzo is not actually a new release but a re-release. It was recorded in the 1970s in Ethiopia and mostly forgotten about until now, thanks to Awesome Tapes from Africa who rereleased the album this June. As… Read more »

Brika’s Influences & Aspirations

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Brika, a young chanteuse from Miami, with classic trip-hop vocal inflection, poised to take music lovers everywhere by storm. Born and raised in Miami, she released her debut CD in 2014, followed by select live appearances across the US including a groundbreaking collaboration with NuDeco Ensemble. Cryptic lyricism and stripped down… Read more »

Meet Jose Elias of Afro Roots World Music Festival

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For more than 16 years, the Afro Roots World Music Festival has celebrated the evolution of African culture by featuring some of the best performers from all over the Caribbean, the Americas and African countries such as Senegal, the Ivory Coast, Guinea, Mali and the Republic of Congo. This global connection… Read more »

Carnival Arts and Microdance

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This Member Monday we spoke with Rhythm Foundation Member Celeste Fraser Delgado who directs Carnival Arts, a collaborative service project with Florida youth crisis shelters through which PACE students join local artists in teaching drumming, dancing, and mask making of the Caribbean and Latin America. Since 2007, Carnival Arts has introduced these traditions… Read more »

Colors of the Caribbean 2015 with Inner Circle, Rikki Jai, Kevin Lyttle and more!

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The Hollywood Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) presents the 4th annual Hollywood ArtsPark Experience: Colors of the Caribbean, a free family festival this Saturday June 20th. Held on the Saturday of Father’s Day Weekend since 2012, Hollywood ArtsPark Experience: Colors of the Caribbean celebrates Caribbean American Heritage Month with music and flavors… Read more »

Welcome Summer with Music: Celebrate Fête de la Musique!

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Welcome summer with music, Francophone-style: celebrate Fete de la Musique by enjoying FREE music events this weekend!  Fête de la Musique, also known as Make Music Day or World Music Day, is an annual music celebration taking place on June 21, the first day of summer in cities around the world. The global celebration that… Read more »