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Conga Mania Showcases New Compositions Featuring Conga Drums

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Composers Concordance Presents a Concert with a Limited, In-Person Audience at NYC's Kostabi World November 1st

Conga Mania

Showcases New Compositions Featuring Conga Drum

With Latin GRAMMY-winning Percussionist/Composer Samuel Torres, Bessie Award-nominated Tap Dancer/Composer Max Pollak, and Multitalented Percussionist/Educator Cesare Papetti

"I refer to the ‘conga,’ that strident group of drums..to whose sounds..crowds run about the streets of our metropolis,..show a lack of respect to society, offend morality” –Desiderio Alberto Arnaz II (father of American TV star Desi Arnaz), 1925

For Immediate Release - New York, NY - Composers Concordance presents Conga Mania on November 1st at 5pm EDT for a limited, in-person audience at Kostabi World Chelsea in New York City.

Latin GRAMMY-winning percussionist/composer Samuel Torres, Bessie Award-nominated tap dancer/composer Max Pollak, and multitalented percussionist/educator Cesare Papetti join together with chamber ensemble on a program of multifarious new compositions featuring congas, plus a traditional Cuban Yambú dance.

Featured compositions include Machiko Ozawa’s Havana Murder Mystery for congas and violin; Sophie Dunér's Mad about Monk for congas, piano, and bass; Dan Cooper’s Songo for congas and ensemble; and Gene Pritsker’s Conga Graffiti for three conga drums.

Tickets will be $20 per-person, with an in-person audience maximum of 15 people. Reservations are required, so the first 15 people to buy tickets are the audience. Ticket price includes free drinks.

The concert will also be live streamed on the Composers Concordance Facebook page.

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