Bronx Reads Presents: Workshop and Musical Performance
We will explore Afro-Dominican and Haitian music, history and the African influences in Dominican music and the Caribbean. Enjoy a musical performance by Yasser Tejeda & Palotré, a Dominican fusion band founded by Yasser Tejeda (bandleader, composer and guitar player), Otoniel Nicolás (drums and percussion), Juamy Fernández (percussion) and Luis Feliz (Bass). Theirs is a fusion of Dominican roots/folkloric music such as merengue, palo, gagá with jazz, blues, rock, funk and reggae, among other genres. The essay contest winners will be announced and cash prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners.Facilitated by Dr. Angel Falcon, Dr Monique Guishard, Dr. Jillian Hess, Dr. Mara Lazda and Dr. Simone Rodriguez-Dorestant.
November 13, 2018
12:00 PM — 2:00 PM
Bronx Community College
2155 University Avenue