View site in English, Español, or Français
The fair-trade ticketing company.
Sign Me Up!  |  Log In
 
Find An Event Create Your Event Help
 
Quijerema'
Arcata Playhouse
Arcata , CA
Share this event:
Get Tickets
There are no active dates for this event.


Event

Quijerema'
Quijeremá's dynamic reinterpretation of Latin American music is showcased in selections from their forthcoming project and CD "Al Son del Tunduki" - a musical journey to unearth and celebrate the importance of the African Diaspora in the Americas. Their music features traditional instruments, vocal poetry and merges jazz, classical and world idioms to create a unique musical experience. Quijeremá performs nationally and internationally, including concerts for the President of Chile and the Venezuelan government, and was a 2009 IDA nominee for best musical soundtrack for their PBS documentary "Archeology of Memory".

Quijerema is a fine-tuned Oakland (SF Bay Area) based performing arts ensemble that is recreating the concept of mixtura in World Music.

Quijeremá infuses their original contemporary Latin American compositions with a deep sense of unique ancient musical traditions. New with primal, the real and ethereal permeate each performancean amalgam of Quijeremá's mastery of traditional music and the present. Still, the blending of rhythm, texture, and color in their music is seamless, transparent and one-of-a-kind. Captivating audiences over the course of a eight-year, five-album career; this fine-tuned San Francisco Bay Area based quintet of world musicians has only gotten better.

With these enticing New-Latinoamericana grooves Quijeremá has been able to break cultural barriers in their concerts. The ensemble has performed throughout the US, Canada and Latin America, including collaborations with a variety of distinguished international musicians such as John Santos, Anthony Blea, Manuel Moreno, Mads Tolling, as well as members of renowned Chilean groups: Congreso, Illapu, The Latin American Sax Quartet, La Pedro Band, Entrama, and Santiago del Nuevo Extremo. In 2006 they were invited to Venezuela to perform as part of the Fiesta de la Diversidad Cultural music festival. In 2007 they were invited to inaugurate the memorial amphitheater Parque por la Paz Villa Grimaldi, and toured in Santiago, Chile.

As writer Willy Lizarraga states, Quijeremá "...manages to render a whole constellation of South American rhythms into a jazz idiom... how the cueca from Chile, tango from Argentina, waltz at its most Latin, landó from Peru, joropo from Venezuela, huaino from the Andes fuse into a musical continuum whose identity, no matter how jazzy, always remains rooted in the deep South, not of the U.S. but of the Americas."

Discussion

Location

Arcata Playhouse (View)
1251 9th Street
Arcata , CA 95521
United States


Categories

Arts > Performance
Music > Global
Music > Other
Music > World

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

Contact


Contact us
Email
support@brownpapertickets.com
24/7 Customer Service
1-800-838-3006 US, Canada, Puerto Rico
Resources
Developer Center
Media Center
Ticket Buyers
Track Your Order
Browse Events
Locations
Event Producers
Create an Event
Pricing
Services
Buy Pre-Printed Tickets
The Venue List
Join the mailing list
Get spam-free daily notifications of new events in your neighborhood!
Customize your mailing list
Connect with us
Use of Brown Paper Tickets is subject to our Terms & Conditions. All rights reserved. © 2000-2014 Mobile EN ES FR