Palo de Rosa
Palo de Rosa embodies a true convergence of cultures through a masterful interpretation of music performed by six seasoned musicians who come together to form a breathtaking ensemble featuring the marimba. A wide array of songs, represent vividly numerous countries in Latin America, making focus on Guatemalan and Cuban styles as well as original compositions. Truly an exceptional percussive ensemble that is graced by the execution of this beautiful instrument by two classically trained musicians alongside a multifaceted jazz percussionist, complemented by a popular musician who brings his extensive Afro-Cuban folkloric knowledge, a graceful percussionist/singer and a Guatemalan bassist/arranger.
For the first time in Vancouver come together a harmonious yet diverse group of individuals from Zimbabwe, Cuba, Guatemala and Canada to bring audiences a unique experience of dynamic culture, music and joy.