The Afro-Cuban Ensemble studies and performs music from the
African-derived folkloric traditions of Cuba, the instruments and
techniques of the Yoruba, Bantu, Arara and Iyesa drumming, and
song traditions including the bembe, batá, guiro
(chekere), as well as Cuban secular music such as Rumba, La
Conga, Conga Santiago. Includes an introduction to the
historical and cultural context of folkloric traditions and
practices in Cuba.