REBUILD CRENSHAW ARTS COMMITTEE
STOP: August 16, 2015
CONTACT: Dalili Pierson
PHONE: (323) 735-5926
LOS ANGELES NATIVE SON
INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED WORLD MUSIC MASTER CONGUERO
“Taumbu” (ne’ Hal Ector, August 11, 1944, in Los Angeles) - legendary conguero, bandleader, composer, educator, craftsman and visual artist - will be given a Heartfelt Birthday and Get Well Fundraiser which will take place on Saturday, August 15, 2015, from 1:00PM – 5:00PM, in Leimert Park at The Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center, 4305 Degnan Boulevard, Suite 101, Los Angeles, CA 90008.
The Concert features Alumni of The Taumbu International Ensemble, including Matt Amper, Dwayne Augustine, Don Littleton, Phil Ranelin,Michael Session, Jessie Sharps and Steve Smith; The Phil Ranelin Jazz Ensemble; also The Bobby Matos Afro Latin Jazz Band and many other stellar musicians including: Andrew Acosta, Justo Almario, David Amper, Pablo Calogero, Rafael Feliciano, Dawan Muhammad, Derf Reklaw, Eddie Resto, Manny Silvera, Dwight Trible, Melena Francis Valdes.
Admission: $20 = Suggested Minimum Donation
This event is co-sponsored by Don Littleton, Phil Ranelin and all the musicians performing gratuitously with Love in support of their colleague, friend and champion of this great music, Taumbu. It is also co-sponsored by the following in-kind supporters: Ken Moore and Howling Monk, Barbara Morrison and The Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center, Dalili Pierson and Rebuild Crenshaw Arts Committee and the entire Leimert Park arts community.