- Date & Time
Friday, February 10, 2017 7:30pm to 9:00pm
The University of Florida School of Music and the Center for Latin American Studies are proud to present a concert with Argentinian ensemble Markama and UF's Brazilian ensemble Jacaré Brazil on Friday, February 10, 2017 at 7:30 pm in University Auditorium. Markama will, also, give a talk about their music and regional instruments from the Andean region and other folk repertoires from Argentina, Chile, Peru and Bolivia.
Markama from Mendoza, Argentina, has a forty years’ trajectory and has shared the stage with acclaimed international artists including Peter Gabriel, Bruce Springsteen, Sting and Tracy Chapman during the 1988 Amnesty International concert event. With fourteen albums released, Markama’s members have been praised for their artistry where they received the title of “distinguished citizens” in Argentina and abroad. The group has performed internationally in Honduras, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Sweden and the United States. Their repertoires, from traditional to folk music, exhibits a great variety of both traditional and contemporary musical instruments including the quena, anata, sikus charango, bombo legüero, cajón peruano, wankara, guitar and electric bass.
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