Bonga & The Vodou Drums of Haiti

Thursday March 18 8:30 PM

David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center
61 West 62 Street, Manhattan, New York, NY‎
Target Free Thursdays

Master Haitian percussionist Gaston “Bonga” Jean-Baptiste leads a collective that presents mizik rasin, traditional Haitian roots music that is centered on the mesmerizing rhythms of vodou and pulsating bass grooves. This versatile ensemble features skilled ceremonial drummers, singers, and dancers rooted in Haiti’s multifaceted musical tradition, traversing the plains, mountains, and coasts, while conjuring the passion of Haiti’s spirit. More

Presented in collaboration with the Center for Traditional Music and Dance.