The musical journey of the clave with Bobby Sanabria…

10:05am The sound check is underway here at the Queens Theatre in NYC. I am here to enjoy Bobby Sanabria give a lecture series and performance on the history of Afro-Cuban music through the clave. Bobby Sanabria is a multiple Grammy nominated drummer, percussionist, arranger, composer and bandleader. With so […]

CLAVE – The Key: A Rhythmic Journey from Africa to the New World

SATURDAY, JULY 23 – 1:00PM Multiple Grammy nominated drummer, percussionist,arranger, composer, bandleader Bobby Sanabria uses theĀ 5-beat rhythm of the clave (the rhythmic pattern and unifying principle of Cuban son, rumba and contemporary salsa) as the “key” to unlock the roots of Afro-Cuban music and show its presence in the music […]