TITLE

The Yoruba Orisha tradition comes to New York City

AUTHOR(S)
Vega, Marta Moreno
PUB. DATE
June 1995
SOURCE
African American Review;Summer95, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p201
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Reports on the introduction of Yoruba Orisha tradition to New York City. Recruitment by researcher Katherine Dunham of drummers from Cuba; Members of the Yoruba community in the entertainment who helped promote songs and music of the Santeria tradition; Performance by Cuban-American Mercedes Nobles of her first initiation of Orisha; Existence of beta drums outside of Cuba.
ACCESSION #
9509230614

 

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