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The Raíces Folkloric Ensemble performing the genre of Cuban són at a concert dedicated to the music of the Caribbean at the Reformed Church of Highland Park.
Demonstrating the bomba tradition, where the dancer's movements are responded to by the lead drummer, who plays the sounds of the dancer's movements.
The Raíces Folkloric Ensemble performs the Puerto Rican folkloric tradition of bomba in a concert dedicated to folkloric music of the Caribbean.
The Raíces Folkloric Ensemble performing bomba at the Reformed Church of Highland Park in 2017.
The Raíces Folkloric Ensemble performing batá at the Reformed Church of Highland Park in 2017.
Segunda Quimbamba performing at the Perth Amboy Ferry Slip on September 14, 2019. Segunda Quimbamba is a Jersey City-based percussion and dance ensemble that performs authentic Bomba and Plena, musical traditions from the island of Puerto Rico.…
In teaching youth the fundamentals of bomba, from the drum to the dance to the songs, Segunda Quimbamba helps to keep the tradition alive and pass it along to future generations.
Nanette Hernandez, cofounder and member of Segunda Quimbamba, performing at the Perth Amboy Ferry Slip as part of the Perth Amboy Artworks summer music series.