Sat 23 Apr 2022 - 15:00

Afro

Masterclass

BELONG

VENEZUELAN FOLK-MUSIC MASTERCLASS

Practical Info

Venue: Rocklab - The Lab
Promoter: Rocklab

Doors: 15:00
Show: 15:00

BELONG is hosted by IWHO asbl, and benefits from the support of ESCH 2022, the City of Esch-sur-Alzette, OEUVRE Nationale de Secours Grande-Duchesse Charlotte, Rocklab, and Bâtiment IV.

About

Discover Afro-Venezuelan folk-music with Jorge Glem.

 

Latin Grammy-winning cuatro player, mandolinist and musical producer, Jorge Glem is without a doubt one of Venezuela’s musical treasures. Born in Cumaná, Venezuela, Glem, who currently resides in New York City, has set out with a clear and driven purpose of presenting the Venezuelan cuatro as a universal instrument. His amazing talent and purpose have allowed him to share the stage with renown worldwide figures such as Paquito D’Rivera, Jordan Rudess, Rubén Blades, Carlos Vives, Calle 13, Natalia Lafoucarde, Gaby Moreno, Guaco, Desorden Público, Ensamble Gurrufío, Gualberto Ibarreto, Etienne Charles and many other important music personalities, accomplishing the fuse of this traditional instrument in genres such as jazz, salsa, bluegrass, rock, and pop.

Venezuelan music workshop for all instruments. What to expect:

 

  • Types of joropos and merengues
  • Improvisation on Venezuelan rhythms
  • Fusion of traditional rhythms
  • Techniques of Cuatro applied to other string instruments