I recently had the opportunity to work with the amazing dancer and dance teacher Kimberly Miguel Mullen at her special Afro Cuban Folkloric dance workshop in Nevada City, California. Nevada city is situated on the beautiful Yuba river and is a thriving tourist and drum and dance community as well.
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Barabajaba Percussion Ensemble from Puna on the Big Island of Hawaii and Bay Area California present Rumba De Obatala, a special tune off of the new Rise Up CD. Based on traditional afro cuban drum patterns. Filmed at Big Buddha Temple, Bo Phut, Koh Samui Island, Thailand. Orisha chants and vocals by Jesse Seyomour and Zahira. Shot in HD (high definition) on Canon 7D digital camera.
http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/barabajaba/ Obatala, “La Funk”, a tune off the new Miles Dean world music/world jazz CD by percussionist Michael Pluznick and guitarist Joel Lindeimer, Photos by Michael Pluznick in the hills and mountains of northern California
http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/michaelpluznick “Rumba Columbia Caha” is from the new CD entitled available on I Tunes! enter: michael pluznick. ‘Rythym Intergration’ by Michael Pluznick featuring a variety and fusion of different vocal traditions by Perdo De Jesus and Tika Morgan with percussion by Michael Pluznick, this piece uses congas. Shot with Nikon D90 digital slr camera and sony cybershot dsc-w290 and Panasonic GF1 4/3rds camera
In this video I will show you have to play the traditional Afro Cuban Folkloric rhtyhm Mozambique on four conga drums.
Havana Cabana is a new percussion song on the CD entitled Heat Beat by Michael Pluznick, and features Michael P on congas, cahon, caha, bongos and other misc. percussion and drums in a rumba albierto (open rumba) or invento pattern/concept.