Learn about the traditional music of J'ouvert with Brooklyn Public Library's Heritage Ambassador Sandra Bell and lead percussionists Tony Reese, leader of Kutters Rhythm Section, and Earl Noel, co-founder of Natural Expression Rhythm Section. Join us for this hands-on demo exploring the "Engine Room" also known as "The Rhythm Section" which is the backbone of steelpan and calypso music.
Sandra A. M Bell is a third generation Carnival Costume Designer and Co-Founder of JOUVAYFEST Collective preserving and presenting Trinidad & Tobago classic style J’ouvert locally, nationally and internationally. She is a NYFA Fellow, BA in Art Administration from NYU and certificates in Film & TV Production and BPL Heritage Ambassador.
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Brooklyn Public Library's Folk Arts program is supported by funds from the New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.