Learn how rhythms from Africa evolved through the Americas and found their way into modern music and culture with percussionist Louie Cruz Beltran and his band.
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Sunday, July 23, 2023
About the Program
Using his humor, masterful musicianship, and dazzling percussion work, Louie Cruz Beltran builds a special connection with his audiences as he tells the story of how rhythms from Africa evolved through the Americas and found their way into today's music and culture.
Get ready to dance and play along to Afro-Cuban rhythms with jazz and R&B influences during this fun, informative, and interactive experience.
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About Family Amphitheater Performances
Kids go wild for these Sunday afternoon celebrations! Jump, twirl, and wiggle along as you experience artists who use the power of performance to enliven our city and the people who call LA home.