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MFA DSI Open Session: Ti Koze Tanbou Ayisyen (Haitian Drums Talk)

MFA DSI Open Session 
When: Thursday, January 18, 2024
Time: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm EST
Location: School of Visual Arts NYC -136 W 21st Street, 5th Floor, DSI Auditorium

Jerome Simeon, aka Junior Racine Mapou, is a master drummer and master craftsperson of Haitian ceremonial/folkloric percussion instruments. Join Junior with esteemed percussionists Markus Schwartz (Lakou Brooklyn) and Ches Smith for a live drumming performance and a screening of the documentary short film Junior about his craft and the Haitian tradition. See, hear, and feel many of Junior’s drum creations up close and personal.

Join us for this special performance at our first MFA DSI Open Session of Spring 2024!

Tanbou Vivan! The drum is alive!

Poster design by Hector “Chato” Ruiz (MFA DSI ’25)
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