Ignacio Berroa: Afro-Cuban Music Meets Jazz
Famous Cuban drummer Ignacio Berroa will have a free and open concert for kids in Newark Symphony Hall on Saturday 12:30P.M.
Here's his bio:
Ignacio Berroa has been recognized by many as one of the greatest drummers of our times. His numerous contributions to the American music scene have earned him a place among a very selective group of artists known to have set new musical trends for the 20th century. Jazz Legend Dizzy Gillespie best defined Ignacio as:..."The only Latin drummer in the world, in the history of American music that intimately knows both worlds; his native Afro-Cuban music as well as Jazz..."Highly respected among his peers, Ignacio's musicianship and versatility have enabled him to build a successful career by gaining the recognition of some of the most important artists in the business.....More