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Ritmos Negros

Mar 28, 2021

You are now listening to Ritmos Negros!  In this 2nd episode of Season 2, we dive even deeper into the Quisqueya Island connecting Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Today, we have an AMAZING guest who is both the International Ambassador of Dominican Arts and an ethnomusicologist of Afro-Caribbean music/dance, among other titles. Introducing Edwin Ferreras!! We explore the complexities of Black identity in the Caribbean and three African-rooted musical genres called Atabales/Palos, Rara in Haiti, and Gaga in the DR. Enjoy!

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