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CBMR Digest is a publication of the Center for Black Music Research at Columbia College Chicago

ISSN # 2168-3301spring 2013 | Volume 26, No. 1

CBMR Staff Assists with Caribbean Music Class

CBMR catalog librarian Janet Harper gave a multimedia presentation on Calypso and Plena music as part of a special session on exploring music from Puerto Rico and Trinidad and Tobago. Following her presentation, attendees proceeded outside for a bomba music and dance demonstration with Roberto Perez (left) and Piro Lopez (right) of the Chicago musical group “Bomba con Buya.” The June 12, 2013, event was held in conjunction with the Columbia College Chicago class “Caribbean Art, Literature, and Music,” with course instructor Jesus Macarena-Avila, and was co-sponsored by the college’s Office of International Students Affairs and the Humanities, History and Social Studies Department.

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