Ida y Vuelta y Boombap

Tonight @ Beat Research!

Fresh back from Granada, El Canyonazo and Gnotes will present their findings from a Fulbright-sponsored research project into the multicultural roots of Andalusian music.

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We’ll be using the Akai MPC to recreate a thousand years of musical confluences produced by Andalusian ida y vuelta, re-imagined through the prism of hip-hop. With Flamenco and Arab music as the main characters, the story features interjections from India, North Africa and Latina America, plus breakbeats that go Boom Boom Bap.

here’s a taste, no “samples” on this one, just jammin w/ musicians inna andalucia —

here’s another, from a freestilo session —

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