Discover Jazz: Euro Roots

Discover Jazz: Euro Roots

Discover Jazz

Criolla y Sabrosa

Euro Roots: Intro/Historical survey

Wednesday, August 1, 7:00pm
at Museum of the African Diaspora

Taino natives

Euro Roots: Intro/Historical survey

The conspicuous scarcity of indigenous forms and dances in Puerto Rican popular and folk music is common among Caribbean islands due to the near annihilation of those cultures. The indelible colonial legacy established a process of Europeanization that continues to this day.

Co-presented in partnership with the Museum of the African Diaspora and the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival