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Una Navidad Nuyorkina: Celebrating 40 Years of Los Pleneros de la 21

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Una Navidad Nuyorkina - Celebrating 40 Years of Los Pleneros de la 21
Una Navidad Nuyorkina - Arturo O'Farrill and Juan J. ‘Juango’ Gutiérrez

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the beloved East Harlem Bomba y Plena drum and dance ensemble Los Pleneros de la 21 (LP21), Arturo O’Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra perform with LP21 for a not-to-be-missed holiday musical extravaganza on Saturday, December 2, 2023 at 7:00 pm at Hostos Center for the Arts and Culture. Founded in 1983 by Juan J. ‘Juango’ Gutiérrez (National Endowment for the Arts’ Heritage Fellow, 1996) and the legendary Master Pleneros, the GRAMMY Award-nominated ensemble Los Pleneros de la 21 (LP21) has pioneered the road for Afro-Puerto Rican cultural expressions, namely Bomba and Plena performances across the globe.

Saturday, Dec. 2 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Belongó
Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture
and Los Pleneros de la 21
Main Theater Hostos Community College/CUNY
450 Grand Concourse, right off 149th St. Bronx, NY
Box Office: (718) 518-4455

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Una Navidad Nuyorkina: Celebrating 40 Years of Los Pleneros de la 21

Experience the fusion of jazz and Afro-Puerto Rican cultural expressions, with Grammy-nominated legends showcasing their 40-year heritage.

Their enthusiasm, showmanship, and command of the genre has won Los Pleneros de la 21 a respected place in folk and world music circles, with their performances can be described as magical melting of the invisible curtain between performers and audience and their drumming is incendiary, complex and precise, made the room rock. The New York Times

Una Navidad Nuyorkina - Celebrating 40 Years of Los Pleneros de la 21

Una Navidad Nuyorkina: Celebrating 40 Years of Los Pleneros de la 21

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