Thursday, June 17, 2010

TONIGHT (Friday): Gregorio Uribe Big Band @ Encounter of Colombian Musicians NYC

Hey folks, here is the info for tonight's (FRIDAY) show. Come see us and many other great bands! 

VII Encounter of Colombian Musicians in New York
TOMORROW, Friday and Saturday, June 18-19th, 6pm-12am
Don't miss it!  If you haven't purchased tickets, they are $5 cheaper if you purchase in advance.  TOMORROW and SATURDAY Pablo and Anna Mayor announce guest of honorTotó la Momposina and her son and musical director, master drummer Marco Vinicio Oyaga, at their seventh annual Colombian music festival to be held at El Museo del Barrio (museum on 5th Ave. between 104th and 105th St. in Manhattan) 
Festival will feature nearly 20 bands playing Colombian music, dancing in the café between sets, Colombian food, drink, and a CELEBRATION of the music of Colombia. See schedule below.
Tickets are cheaper in advance:
SUPER SABADOS at the museum, Saturday afternoon, June 19th, will also feature short workshop/presentations (free admission) as a part of the Encuentro celebration between the hours of 1 and 4:45 pm in the theatre
Afro-Colombian Drum Workshop with Marco Vinicio STILL OPEN for Friday, 6/19, 3-5pm
Just show up! Enter through doors of the museum (El MUSEO), and proceed to the elevators to the right.  Someone will instruct you as to where the drum workshop is. $15, pay at the door
To see video clips of previous Encuentros, go to our You Tube page,ColombianMusiciansNY
Friday, June 18th  
6PM FIFO and Citizens of the World (Colombian jazz from Dallas TX)
6:30 Alejandro Flórez and Tibaguí (Modern Andean guitar music)
7:00 Ricardo Gallo-Tierra de Nadie (Contemporary Colombian jazz)
7:30 Hector Martignon (Colombian Latin jazz veteran and virtuoso pianist)
8:00 Dance Break in Café
8:45 Guests of Honor-Totó la Momposina with percussionist Marco Vinicio Oyaga
9:20 Gregorio Uribe Big Band (singer/accordionist Gregorio Uribe’s dance band)
9:50  Marta Gómez (renowned singer-songwriter)
10:20 Dance Break in Café
10:50 Johanna Castañeda y su Grupo Llanero (rhythmic music from Los Llanos featuring Johanna Castañeda on cuatro and vocals, with Colombian harp)
11:20 Rebolú (Caribbean dance band)
12am End
Saturday, June 19th
6pm Parias Ensemble (classical/contemporary/jazz fusion led by guitarist Daniel Reyes)
6:30 Harold Gutierrez (musical director of Mestizo dance ensemble-traditional dance music)
7:00 Sebastián Cruz and the Cheap Landscape Trio (rock/jazz fusion led by guitarist and Lucía Pulido’s musical director Sebastián Cruz)
7:30  Plectro Trio from Colombia (traditional Andean music from renowned Colombian based guitar trio)
8pm Dance Break in Café
8:45 Folklore Urbano (Pablo Mayor’s renowned 12-piece jazz/dance orchestra)
 9:15 Guests of Honor-Totó la Momposina with percussionist Marco Vinicio Oyaga
 9:50  Samuel  Torres (renowned virtuoso percussionist)
10:20 Yiyo Obregón y Grupo Chonta (traditional music from Colombia’s pacific coast led by marimba maestro Diego Obregon)
11 La Cumbiamba eNeYe (Renowned folkloric band led by Martin Vejarano)
11:30 Jam/Descarga Colombiana
12am End

Workshop Presentations/Target free Super Sabados -in the theatre
1-1:30 pm  Johanna Castañeda y su cuatro
Storytelling through music with Johanna Castañeda, voice and cuatro, playing "musica llanera", music from the plains region of Colombia
1:30-2pm  La Gaita
Martin Vejarano from La Cumbiamba eNeYe presents the native flute from the Caribbean coast of Colombia
3-3:30pm Música de los Andes
Alejandro Flórez on tiple leads a workshop presentation on the Andes music of Colombia, with Anna Povich de Mayor on flute
3:30-4pm El Piano de la Jungla
Yiyo Obregon presents the "piano of the jungle," marimba de chonta, from the very African-influenced Pacific coast of Colombia
4-4:45pm  Caribbean Drums of Colombia
featuring students of the Harbor Conservatory and the Colombian drum workshop
more info. at:  
Facebook/Twitter/Flickr:  Encuentro de Músicos Colombianos en Nueva York
As always, thank you for supporting our music!

Hope to see you soon,
Pablo Mayor-Folkore Urbano
Pablo Mayor-Folklore Urbano
Encounter of Colombian Musicians in New York
 Encuentro de Músicos Colombianos en Nueva York
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