Duwamish Longhouse 'AL-AL' Concert with Native Flutist CHEOKETEN & SIN FRONTERAS
It's a house (AL-AL) concert-- longhouse style. Chief Seattle's Duwamish Tribe invites you to their AL-AL (house) to share songs of life, humanity, equality, justice, hope. SIN FRONTERAS performs Latin American traditional and nueva cancion music.
PAUL 'CHE OKE TEN' WAGNER-- is an internationally-performing ambassador of the traditional songs & stories of his Coast Salish tribal ancestors. www.sacredbreath.cc/
Che oke ten's newest album--TIME OF PARADISEis dedicated to all the wonders and beauties of mother earth past and present, lost and preserved. It encourages people to remember the glorious world that was here only a few generations ago. To become inspired by the humpback whales that once flourished in the Salish Sea and to know that we can make things better from here forward. Che oke ten's debut Native flute CD "Journey of the Spirit" won the 2009 JPF Award for Best Native American Album. Other available recordings include "Prophecy Teachings of the First Peoples of the Northwest Coast" (a collaboration with his cousin, Johnny Moses), & a limited-edition solo storytelling CD entitled, "Creation Stories."
SIN FRONTERAS-- Immerse yourself in vibrant rhythms, soulful melodies, breathtaking harmonies --weaving throughout, the uncommon poetry of Latin America's common people. SIN FRONTERAS, a Seattle-based musical ensemble founded in 2002, performs throughout the Pacific Northwest. www.sinfronteraseattle.com
Patricia Mazuela--Vocals, guitar, and charango. A co-founder, Patricia is a bilingual/bi-cultural musician, actress, activist and mother of 3 three young artists. Originally from Llolleo, Chile, she has lived in Seattle, WA since 1983 and travels frequently between her two homes.
In 2009, Patricia brought her deep passion for the aesthetic and socio-political underpinnings of the Nueva Cancion tradition to her work with the Pasajeros theater troupe. She currently serves as Pasajeros' Artistic Director and is interested in new forms of communicating social justice messages through music and playback theater.
Abel Rocha--Venezuelan harp, guitar, huapanguera, quatro and numerous others instruments. Born and raised in Mexico, he was introduced to regional folk music at an early age, performing with his father and uncle by the age of six. Early on, he was drawn to Andean music and learned Mestizo or Criollo rhythms. At Mexico City's Anthropological University Abel began specializing in the musical forms of Veracruz, Michoacan and La Huasteca regions. Through his friendship with Manuel Diaz, a Venezuelan anthropologist and musician, Abel learned the music of the Venezuelan plains. Abel has performed with several groups throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico, and has recorded soundtracks for the films American Me, V. I. Warshawski, and the TV series Antagonists. Currently, he also performs as a member of Los Flacos and the acclaimed Correo Aereo.
Diego Coy--Quena, zampoña, bombo, tormento and numerous others instruments. Diego performs on Qena, Zampoña, Bombo, Tormento, and numerous other instruments. He is originally from Santiago de Cali, Colombia. He is the former musical director and teacher at Fundacion Viva La Musica and Fundacion Funmusica in Cali, Colombia. He began his musical career in 1986 at the "Instituto Popular de Cultura de Armenia" in Quindio, Colombia. In 1990 he furthered his musical studies at Colombia's Universidad del Valle in Cali. After that, Diego began his years of journey, traveling to Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru to learn the musical traditions and various wind instruments of native Andean cultures. He has performed all over the world with different groups to international acclaim. Currently, he also performs with Los Flacos and as half of the Miho & Diego Duo.
4Culture King County Lodging Tax supports public access to heritage programming at the Duwamish Longhouse.
Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center (View)
4705 W. Marginal Way SW
Seattle, WA 98106
|Minimum Age: 7|
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|