Syncopations: Music from the African Diaspora

Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 7:00pm

Saturday, June 6, 2015, 7:00 pm, at Bethesda United Methodist Church

8300 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD  20814

 

In the season finale, Cantigas will feature melodies that show the influence of the African culture in the rhythms, styles, and poetry of the Americas.  Discover the diversity and richness of the African influence manifested in the Colombian cumbia, the Argentinean milonga, the Cuban son, the Puerto Rican plena, and the Negro spirituals and gospel songs born in the United States.