“Drums Alive Duo or Ensemble”
Embracing the music of Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa and the USA, Beverly and dancer/drummer, Andrea Woods Valdez (www.souloworks.com), guide audiences in high energy, rhythmic adventure, connecting culture and curriculum.
Drums Alive is adapted for children and family audiences as well as adult programming. When the budget and venue allows, it is presented as a trio or larger ensemble.
This ensemble of professional and community-based percussionists, blends Cuban rhythm orchestrations with Carolina spice and presents musical inspirations from the amazingly rich and complex body of music in the Afro-Cuban drumming tradition.
For adult and family audiences. Concerts, community venues and festivals.
“Percussive Jazz Theater”
This 4 to 8-piece ensemble embraces a marriage of jazz with percussive inspirations and traditions of Africa, the Caribbean, and the Americas, featuring a diverse array of world percussion as well as traditional jazz instrumentation.
For adult and family audiences.