Julia Gutiérrez-Rivera and Friends present “A Taste of NuyoRican Bomba: From Traditional, to Spiritual to Resistance Music” which will consist of Afro-Puerto Rican Bomba, from traditional, to spiritual to resistance music. This program is a group of musicians including Julia L. Gutiérrez-Rivera, Víctor Pablo, Camilo Molina Gaetán, Nelson Matthew González and Juan Gerena who’ve gotten together as a collective to play.
Bomba is a unique combination of lively percussion, vibrant singing and intricate dance elements. The showcase will include a mixture of traditional as well as original songs, offering background on the practice. Listen in to the personal stories of Gutierrez- Rivera, and what it is that individual practitioners are doing in response to the pandemic.
Filming for this presentation took place at Pregones/PRTT.