New ideas, collaborations and opportunities surface for making music on a regular basis. Each opportunity offers unique paths and creates new results. Information, articles, reviews, audio and video about new and ongoing recording, performing, teaching and collaboration projects will be posted here.
Conga Oriental of Cuba is a drum rhythm taught by Ban Rra Rra used for Carnaval celebration
Musical elements of the song Brother John/Iko Iko by the Neville Brothers make it a Mardi Gras classic.
DePaul African Ensemble and Big Shoulders Brass Band collaborate to create a festive blend of sounds for concert and recording.