Festival Bay Mall
2:00 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013
Our extraordinary master percussionist, Miguel Crespo of Colombia will teach two drum classes at 2013 Belly Dance Masters on Saturday August 3!
MIGUEL CRESPO is a lifelong percussionist with 22 years experience. He currently performs professionally in his original art of Latin music, playing different genres including Folklore, Salsa, Latin Jazz, Pop and Fusion. Over the last ten years he has developed his skills as a Middle Eastern percussionist. His main influences have been Hossam Ramzy(Egypt) and Erez Monk (Israel). In 2009 Miguel participated in the "Tamburimundi Festival" in Freiburg (Germany) where he had the opportunity to study with great masters such as Murat Coskun (Turkey), David Kuckhermann (Germany), Glen Velez (USA), Sattor Fozilov (Tadjikistan), David Kuckhermann (Germany), N. Scott Robinson (USA), Shekoofeh Pariab (Iran), and many others.
Miguel is an integral part of the Bereket Association, known as the pioneers of Arabic music in Colombia, with whom he has won 4 titles in the World Music Festival, organized by the Philharmonic Orchestra and The Institute of Culture and Tourism of Bogotá. Because of his dedication to Arabic Music, Miguel Crespo has developed Rhythm and Percussion Workshops and Programs within the main Arabic Dance Academies in and around Bogotá and has accompanied national and international dancers as Amar Gamal, Mia Sha'uri (PR) and Karen Barbee (USA). We are very excited to bring him to 2013 Belly Dance Masters for his third USA Appearance!
Classes will include :
2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Latin and Arabic Rhythyms
4:15 - 6:15 p.m. Colombian Specialty Rhythms
Subject to Availability.
Latin and Arabic Rhythyms with Miguel Crespo 31.74
Colombian Specialty Rhythms for the Percussionist 31.74
Both great classes with a ticket for the spectacular Saturday Gala 71.72