Bernardo García is a well-known Cuban percussionist who co-founded the Afro-Cuban jazz ensemble Irakere and was the drummer for Arturo Sandoval’s band. Irakere won a Grammy Award for Best Latin Recording with their self-titled album in 1980.
Mark Johnson Joins the United Nation’s “What’s Next” Conversation
What are the impacts and challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic on people of African descent and their communities? On Thursday 23 July, UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem was joined by government and civil society leaders and other experts to discuss this question in the latest Nairobi Commitments/ICPD25: What’s Next? Global Thought Leadership Conversation. Participants reflected […]
For all of our musician friends and family, below is a list of organizations that are offering help to musicians in need during this challenging time. Also, check out Billboard’s list of resources (state-by-state – U.S.) MusiCares Sweet Relief Haven Foundation Foundation for Contemporary Arts Equal Sound (per gig per band member) Arts & Avenues Denver (only […]