Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

From the New Wave "South America meets American South"

April 29th, 2016

South America meets American South
By Alicia Duplessis Jasmin

“The rhythmic sound of instruments native to northeastern Brazil joined in unison Wednesday (April 27) to emulate the Afro-Brazilian genre of the maracatu during a percussion and dance workshop on the uptown campus.

The workshop was part of “Black Atlantic Grooves: Carnival Music from New Orleans and Afro-Brazil” and was led by Scott Kettner of Nation Beat, which conducts educational outreach exploring the cultural exchange between the American South and South America.”

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Brazil + People
Daniel Sharp
Assistant Professor - Music