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Columbia College Chicago
New BMRE: Afro-Caribbean Influence

New BMRE: Afro-Caribbean Influence

Center for Black Music Research
Columbia College Chicago

New Black Music Repertory Ensemble

Renée Baker, viola and violin
Dileep Gangolli, clarinet
Heitor Gianizelli Garcia, percussion
Paulinho Garcia, guitar and vocals
Jean-Christophe Leroy, percussion
Nicole Mitchell, flute
Toni-Marie Montgomery, piano
Donald Neale, piano

Program

Tres Mensajes Breves (Panama, 1966)Roque Cordero (b. 1917)
Allegro comodo
Lento
Molto allegro
Haytian Legend (Legende Creole) (Haiti, 1921)Justin Elie (1883–1931)
La Bella Cubana (Habanera) (Cuba, 1910)Joseph White (José White y Fitte) (1836–1918)
Dancing through the Walls (United States, 1996)Ed Bland (b. 1926)
Solar Wind
Moon Dancers
Cotinga
Three works for piano (Colombia)Adolfo Mejía Navarro (1905–1973)
Bambuco in B minor
Pasillo in B minor
Pincho (danza)
Three popular works by Pixinguinha (Brazil)born Alfredo da Rocha Filho (1926)
Lamentos (1928)
Carinhoso (1937)
Um a Zero (1946)
Las Alturas de Simpson (Cuba, 1879)Miguel Faílde Pérez (1852–1921)
Afro Blue (Cuba, 1959)Ramón "Mongo" Santamaria (1922–2003)

Supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art, and the Illinois Arts Council, an agency of the state of Illinois.