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Red Poppy Art House: Huarango: Contemporary Afro-Peruvian Music
November 16 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Huarango is a contemporary proposal of Afro-Peruvian music, with influences of classical music and jazz, anchored in the strong presence of Afro-Peruvian percussion such as cajón cajita and quijada de burro (donkey’s jawbone).
Pierr Padilla (Peru) – performer
Javier Trujillo (Peru) – guitar
Pedro Rosales (Peru) – percussion
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Huarango is a new musical project born in the city of Oakland, California, based in Afro-Peruvian musical roots and the cultural heritage of its people. Huarango has the purpose of being an agent of diffusion of Afro-Peruvian culture in the San Francisco Bay Area.