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Merengue!!!

February 6, 2013

I bought a Guira today...in the DR it's basically just a steel can with a handle, the surface of which is covered in little bumps... you use what looks like an Afro Pick to scrape the side- it is one of the key ingredients in Merengue music. This thing is literally the loudest instrument i've ever heard- (I always thought a high-hat and a tambourine held that esteemed title.) Read More

Down By The Riverside with Ivana Gonzalez- Plaza de Espana, Santo Domingo

February 3, 2013

We had a wonderful concert last night in the beautiful Plaza de Espana in Santo Domingo... the smoke machines were in full effect. Read More

The beautiful city of Bani'

February 2, 2013

We spent yesterday outside of the enormous, frenzied city of Santo Domingo in a beautiful small town called Bani'. The drive was incredible, weaving through enormous mountains rising straight out of the Caribbean. Our driver, Wellington, is a madman and a genius (as a driver of course) Calmly whipping our large tour van past small motorcycles holding entire families with 2 inches of clearance. Read More

School Without Walls, Washington DC BLUES WORKSHOP!

January 30, 2013

First stop on our tour wasn't so exotic- we held our first rock N roll workshop at a truly incredible public school near George Washington University in DC. The students were outgoing, musical, engaged and unbelievably fun. Read More

Republica Dominicana

January 28, 2013

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Clinton Curtis Band On Tour!

January 28, 2013

Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras and Colombia! Read More
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