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Afro-Cuban Arabic Flamenco Fusion Music: Noon Lunch and Concert // Palo Alto

Wobbly World is an eight-piece jazz, Afro-Cuban, funk, world music group that brings together musicians from many continents, integrating the instruments, languages and traditions in a mastery of energy that drives all ages to their feet.

Tuesday, October 30
12:00–1:30 PM | Schultz Cultural Arts Hall, Palo Alto.

The band:

Born in Potosi, Bolivia, Eddy Navia is a composer and master virtuoso of the charango, a traditional Bolivian stringed instrument. From Los Angeles, drummer Colin Douglas has a deep understanding of Cuban music and teaches at the world-famous Humboldt Afro-Cuban Dance and Drum course.

Marc Van Wageningen was born and raised in Amsterdam, Holland and started playing bass guitar at the age of 16. He moved to the Bay Area in 1980 and has played with many jazz greats.

A native of Casablanca, Morocco, Bouchaib Abdelhadi plays the dombek, oud and violin and sings in French and Arabic. He is a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist of Middle Eastern and North African traditions and has worked with artists from such diverse music traditions as Klezmer, Hindustani, jazz and rock.

Born in Fresno, California, Freddy Clarke studied classical guitar and composition at San Francisco State University. Cuban Erick Barberia is a dancer, singer and percussionist as well as a Afro-Cuban salsa instructor.

Georges Lammam is from Beirut, Lebanon, and well-known in the Middle East and the US as a solo violinist exemplifying the Arab style of instrumental improvisation and lyricism. He is an instructor of violin and Arabic singing at the annual Middle Eastern Music and Dance Camp and has taught Arabic music ensemble and vocal classes.

Cole McLean is an up-and-coming rapper/poet from San Francisco who has discovered new ways to rap over any kind of music. His goal is to connect modern poetry (rap) with the music, issues and soul of hip hop, fusing them into the different cultures of the world in hopes of changing people’s perspective on rap.


$20 or two punches of the Community Tuesdays Punch Card
Registration via email. Pay at the door
Contact: Michelle Rosengaus | (650) 223-8616 | mrosengaus@paloaltojcc.org

Presented by The Oshman Family JCC.

October 30 2018


Date: 10/30/2018
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Cost: $20
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Oshman Family JCC

3921 Fabian Way Palo Alto, CA 94303

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