Outdoor Rehearsal Residency at Downtown Brooklyn Plaza- West African Dance with Babacar Top

So grateful to be collaborating with the incredible Babacar Top as part of his future West African Dance Production. We have rehearsed twice so far, and the energy we are creating has already been profoundly deep, creative, and inspired with still three more to go in the coming weeks. Getting to perform outdoors at the Plaza at 300 Ashland in Downtown Brooklyn is a very … Continue reading Outdoor Rehearsal Residency at Downtown Brooklyn Plaza- West African Dance with Babacar Top

XANADU: Jimmy Lopez

Jimmy Lopez has been a friend since we met on Instagram watching each other’s feeds. I’ve been a fan of Jimmy’s since I’ve seen his name on flyers over the years as Percussionist for DJs within House and World Music Styles throughout NYC and beyond. He is the veteran Live Percussionist at Brooklyn’s Bembé, where he accompanies DJs through entire nights of sweaty dancing rhythms. … Continue reading XANADU: Jimmy Lopez

Jimmy Lopez: “Rhythmic Salvation” Episode 6 featuring Dj Jojo Soul

From Jimmy Lopez: “Playing live percussion to the global dance music mix by the incredible Dj Jojo Soul, for the “Rhythmic Salvation” online dance parties created by Jimmy Lopez Percussionist.” Check Jimmy out and catch him live all over NYC performing- Thanks so much for making me a part of Rhythmic Salvation, Jimmy! Listen to the extended full DJ mix by jojoSOUL entitled “SOUL’s House” … Continue reading Jimmy Lopez: “Rhythmic Salvation” Episode 6 featuring Dj Jojo Soul

Recording Studio: Sessions with Josh Couvares and Marc Smith at New York Vocal Coaching

Marc Smith and Josh Couvares wanted to check the drum recording capabilities of Marc’s new recording space at New York Vocal Coaching, where they’ve been recording Josh’s new album in Midtown. Great session, and can’t wait to hear it finished.  Josh’s songwriting choices and playing sound excellent, and Marc’s recording knowledge sculpts, adds, and deepens the songs’ sonic qualities.  Very excited to be a part … Continue reading Recording Studio: Sessions with Josh Couvares and Marc Smith at New York Vocal Coaching