Cimarrón

7:00PM Sat, Apr 6, 2013

Venue: Johnny D's

17 Holland St Davis Square, Somerville, MA 02144

Contact:

Jennifer Fortin

jennifer@worldmusic.org

617-876-4275

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With a wild, powerful and unbridled sound, Cimarrón lives up to the meaning of its name, untamed. The Grammy-nominated Colombian ensemble creates a fiery kind of music called música llanera and the fast-paced, triple-meter dance music joropo, played on harp, bandola and cuatro accompanied by bass, cajón and maracas. The seven-piece all-star team of instrumentalists and singers, led by harpist and composer Carlos Rojas, astonishes audiences with its melodic and rhythmic virtuosity, percussive drive and sabor colombiano, Colombian flavor.

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