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Raices Profundas
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Well respected, very serious Havana based folkloric group. For 2003, they were granted a contract to teach in the Cuban school system, a pioneering venture.

Articles/Artículos

Rumba 101 with Raíces Profundas
African legacy in Old Havana  1/4/2018 Granma: "A number of institutions connected to the City Historian's Office, directed by Eusebio Leal, and the Casa de Africa itself, as well as neighboring streets and plazas, are featuring expositions and performances, including storytelling under the auspices of the Contarte project, led by Elvia Pérez, and presentations by folkloric groups including Raíces Profundas and JJ, under the direction of Johanes García."

Rumba 101 with Raíces Profundas  1/5/2016 Havana Cutura: "The musicians play with the Raíces Profundas folkloric ensemble (drummers from left to right: Yoan, Odelkis, Afimaye, Cuko)."

Cuba 1985 Guaguanco by Raices Profunda in Havana, Drums and dancers  1/13/2014 Michael Pluznick: "Our trip to study drumming and folkloric music in Cuba 1985 Rumba Guaguanco performed by Raices Profunda in Havana, Drums and dancers"

Raices Profundas performs at the Marines’ Memorial Theatre  5/1/2012 Sf Examiner: "Cuban arts: The Havana-based group Raices Profundas performs a show of traditional and popular Cuban music and dance as part of the San Francisco International Arts Festival."

Raices Profundas 3 / Habana/ Cuba  7/30/2010 HabanaDance1 

Raices Profundas 1 / Habana / Cuba  7/28/2010 HabanaDance1 

Raices Profundas 2 / Habana / Cuba  7/28/2010 HabanaDance1 

Raices Profundas ("Deep Roots") 1985  12/1/1985 Joseph Jordan: "AMAZING RUMBA DANCE AND FANTASTIC FOLKLORIC DRUMMING FROM OUR FIRST TRIP TO CUBA IN 1985. THIS IS "DEEP ROOTS":"
   

Memberstop

Concha Delgado: Co-Director of Raices Profundas; original member of Conjunto Folklorico Nacional de Cuba; specialist in Congo and Rumba.

Juan De Dios Ramos Morejon, founder

Juan Carlos Blanco: lead dancer, now a resident of San Diego

José Francisco Barroso: lead dancer, also now in the US

Miguel Bernal Nodal:  principal percussionist.  A world acclaimed Master Percussionist specializing in Bembe, Guiro, Batá and Congo sequence, he has taught Master level classes in Japan, Europe, South America, Nicaragua, as well as the United States.

Past members

Susana Arenas Pedroso

 

Links/Enlaces

www.raicesprofundas.com

raicesprofundas.wordpress.com

www.facebook.com/raicesprofundas

 

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