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New Music Works 2017 Season

Buy Tickets NowTicket prices for Avant Garden Africa
General $22 advance, $25 at the door
Senior: $19 advance, $22 at the door
Student: $17 advance, $20 at the door

Avant Garden Africa

Link to complete program

Sunday, June 11, 2017  2-6 p.m.
2701 Monterey Ave. @ “The Garden”
Soquel, CA 95073

Domou Africa, Senegalese Dance and Drum Ensemble

Mbor Faye and Oumou Faye, Directors

Two new songs by Akindele Bankole

Oloburo (Lover) and Iya ni Wura — (Mother is Gold) (World Premieres!!)
Voice, electric guitar and bass and percussion

Singing Wood Marimba Ensemble, Laura Mallon, Director

Marimba music of Zimbabwe

The Ariose Singers

Camille Couture, Director

Bill Walker

Atmospheric electric slide guitar

Phil Collins & Jay Arms

Valiha I, a two-guitar arrangement of Madagascan harp music, transcribed by Jack Body

Jennifer Cass

Solo harp music by Lou Harrison

Gung-Fu Style Tea Pouring

(offered by Hidden Peak Teahouse)

The Amazing Chef Jozseph Schultz:

Cuisine that spans the African continent’s inner and outer limits


This concert is supported in part by grants from the Arts Council of Santa Cruz, Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County, and the Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation, along with donations from individuals and businesses throughout Santa Cruz County and the Central Coast.
For Information: 831-425-3526