Leonard Jacome y sus Cuerdas Bajo Presion will perform Wednesday, July 7 at 8:30pm at Gary and Laura Maurer Concert Hall at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N Lincoln Avenue.
Leonard Jacome, multi-instrumentalist, arranger, composer and producer, is one of Venezuela’s most prolific and accomplished harpists. He has numerous awards representing Venezuela abroad and has toured and performed throughout Latin America, Europe and Japan.
He will be performing Joropo and other traditional Venezuelan styles with his quartet featuring harp, Venezuelan cuatro, bass, clarinet and maracas, vocals and dance. This concert is part of the Venezuelan Sounds concert series and is sponsored by the Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and Chevron Corporation.
The artists will give a workshop as part of the Thursday Workshop Series on July 8th.
Free ticketed event. $5 suggested donation.
Box office: 773.728.6000 for reservations
Author: World Music Central News Department
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