Kambalache Negro perform at Congahead Studio

Kambalachi.  Eduardo "Lalo" Cossio, Johnny Fiortunato, Roberto Quintero, Angel Justinano, Toninhoi Boza Rivera, Stalin Rivadeneyra, Cesar Zarate and Hector Jereto Ferreyra Thomas.  Seated, Vania Castillo, Roberto Chino Bolanos (leader) and Marggie Ponce Valencia
Kambalachi. Eduardo “Lalo” Cossio, Johnny Fiortunato, Roberto Quintero, Angel Justinano, Toninhoi Boza Rivera, Stalin Rivadeneyra, Cesar Zarate and Hector Jereto Ferreyra Thomas. Seated, Vania Castillo, Roberto Chino Bolanos (leader) and Marggie Ponce Valencia

Kambalache Negro lead by Roberto “Chino” Bolaños stopped by Congahead Studio one more time, to perform Tiembla la Tierra.

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Sergio Krakowski’s Pandeiro Talking Drum Project

Talking Drums is the multi-media project by Sergio Krakowski that brings a new form of expression for percussion players. After developing his own self-taught technique on the Pandeiro (brazilian tambourine) and after engaging himself into a successful international career as a Pandeiro player, Sergio decided to apply his math knowledge to allow percussion instruments to trigger videos, control effects and interact with the machine creating real dialogs between percussionist and computer.

Soon these tools will be available on the market in the format of a pedal to be used with any kind of percussion.

In the Talking Drums project, Sergio used the technology he developed in his PhD to actually make the drum speak. Behind this idea there is a strong artistic research on what is the limit between rhythm and spoken language that takes us to ancient times where the distance between these two things was smaller or inexistent.

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