Under the Direction of Roberto Rodriguez
Thursday, August 9, 8:00 p.m. (Doors open at 7:00 p.m.)
- Parking: $10 per car (cash only)
- Carpooling encouraged • Street parking strictly prohibited
- Or take Metro Rapid 761
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
West Coast premiere! Cuban composer and percussionist Roberto Juan Rodriguez returns to the Skirball with a ten-piece ensemble of superb musicians of Cuban, Jewish, and Arabic backgrounds.
Listen to groundbreaking arrangements of Rodriguez’s original compositions, traditional Jewish and Arabic songs, and new taraab (Arabic-rooted music that originated in East Africa) blended with Afro-Cuban rhythms.
“Roberto Juan Rodriguez is a bona fide innovator.”—All Music Guide
Listen to songs and watch video clips from the band:
Check out the video below for a taste of past
May 15, 2012