The breton members of "The Collective" recently rehearsed at Skeudenn in Rennes, a few hours before Garifuna musician, James Lovell, performed arúmahani songs from Honduras with Libaña Maraza from the Bronx at CityLore in Manhattan.
He also presented with ELA executive director, Daniel Kaufman videos from their recent fieldwork in Belize documenting Garifuna song.
These musicians working in residency during May 2015, mixing musical traditions and seeking common ground while creating new musical combinations. Studio work sessions will be used to record this repertoire of new multi-cultural sounds.
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