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The Real Stars of Salsa Music Online Alameda Tuesday Jun 1 - ...       $25/class; $70 for Series

The Real Stars of Salsa Music Online

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21 Days 08 Hours 56 Minutes

Conga, Bongó and Timbal Behind the artists and celebrities, you'll find the real stars of Salsa, the Afro-Cuban percussion section: Congas, Bongos and Timbales! In this series of spicy online classes, you will learn about the histories of these percussion instruments, how they shaped the salsa genre, and how they found their way into popular American music and genres around the world. Students will also learn about the artists who made these instruments popular, the racial barriers they had to overcome to do so, and the recognition received for developing the techniques for how these instruments are played throughout the world today. Instructor and Grammy-winning artist, Omar Ledezma, Jr, combines audio and video samples with lecture and live percussion demonstration to create an engaging virtual class environment.

When: Tuesday Jun 1 - Tuesday Jun 15

Where: Rhythmix Cultural Works

2513 Blanding Ave Alameda Alameda CA

Admission: $25/class; $70 for Series


Contact: Rhythmix,, 510-865-5060

Category: Performing Arts 11 id: 15481