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#2199: Congo Square: For New York City Folks

From: Lois E Wilcken <makandal-ny@juno.com>

For those in New York City this week:

Live Music:  Kongo Square, Where Jazz and Vodou Meet
Thursday, 10 February, 7:30 pm
Tishman Auditorium (The New School), 66 West 12 Street

Sacred dance and transcendental music will possess the stage and explore
the relationship between Haitian Vodou and the development of jazz.  La
Troupe Makandal and Master Drummer Frisner Augustin (winner of the NEA's
1999 National Heritage Fellowship) will perform traditional compositions
and jam with Master Jazz Drummer Andrew Cyrille, guitarist Alix "Tit"
Pascal, and bass player Lisle Atkinson.

Lois Wilcken
La Troupe Makandal - New York City's #1 Haitian Roots Ensemble
621 Rutland Road, Brooklyn NY 11203
718-953-6638 / makandal-ny@juno.com