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School Assembly Groups (K-12)

MAROONS

(trio) Music of the English specking Caribbean; Jamaica & Trinidad. Instruments include Steel Drums, Congas, Drum Set, Bass, Guitar, Banjo, Rhumba Box, & Funde. Genres include Calyspo, Soca, Reggae, Ska, Rock Steady, Mento and Nyabinghi.

KARIBUNI

(quartet) Music of primarily the CONGO including Congo-Kinshasa (formerly Zaire), Congo-Brazzaville, Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa. Our quartet includes Siama Matuzungidi on guitar/lead vocalist from Zaire, Serge Akou on bass guitar & percussion from the Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire)  , Edna Stevens our dancer/vocalist from Liberia. Instruments include Lekembe, Shekere, Djembe, Congas, Drum set, Bass and Guitars. Genres include Soukous, Rumba, Shilo, Jive & Zebola.

MAQAM

(quartet) Music of the Arabic speaking world. Primarily the North African Levant and Egypt. Instruments include Accordion, Oud, Kemenche (violin), Dumbeck, Riqq, Drum Set and Bass. Genres include Folk, Classical, Samaii and Pop.

Rincone Del Flamenco

(quartet) Music of the Gitanos (gyspies) of Andalucia and Southern Spain. Singer, Dancer, Guitar, Cajon and Castanets. Rhumbas, Tangos, Bulerias, Fandango, Solea, Solea Por Buleria, Farruca, Tientos, Siguiriyas etc.