Thursday, July 29, 2010

[Wadabo_updates] Uhuru Afrika's JUMP! TONIGHT - featuring Ten Tumbao

Uhuru Afrika's JUMP Returns!!!

JUMP! Presents special guests:

Alongside Resident Urban Griot : MAX PELA (ADAM GIBBONS is recharging in Africa)
Selekting the hottest dance tracks from Africa and across the Diaspora.
With Malian Master Percussionist SIDY MAIGA and Visual Artist Jay Medina.

Thursday, July 29th, 2010
$10 pre-sale & door
Uhuru Afrika's JUMP! at Oberon :: 2 Arrow Street, Cambridge.
Oberon is at the Corner of Arrow and Mass Avenue, in Harvard Square.

Sister event to the monthly Uhuru Afrika, Uhuru Afrika's JUMP features Adam Gibbons & Max Pela, with Malian Master Percussionist Sidy Maiga, and a live group every month. Local and global artists celebrate alongside community and dance together in harmony. Party with a purpose! Every Jump donates a percentage of revenue to NextAid. This month we are honored to welcome to the party special guest Ten Tumbao.

Ten Tumbao is a 7-piece funky and soulful Afro-Latin-Caribbean band that mixes spicy rhythms with vocal harmonies, captivating melodies, and a touch of jazz to create ear-catching, body-moving, heart-opening music! The group plays authentic son and salsa classics as well as hot originals. 

"Tumbao" is a Cuban word meaning rhythm, flavor, style and flair. "Ten Tumbao" means "HaveTumbao," which is exactly what they invite you to do every time they play!

Band members hail from Puerto Rico, Colombia, Venezuela, Boston, NYC - and sessions are known to frequently include guest stars of international acclaim.


Facebook Event page (RSVP and see who else is going):

And a quick Sneak Peak Forward:
Uhuru Afrika @ AllAsia - August 14th w/Guest DJ Marco Castro
Uhuru Afrika's JUMP! @ Oberon - August 19th w/CORAJE!

Friday, July 09, 2010

[Wadabo_updates] Fatou-Carol teaching in July

Just a reminder that Fatou-Carol WILL be teaching her Friday night African dance class during the entire month of July this summer.