A Journey Through Latin Percussion

Samba to Salsa by Rhythm Poets | Young Audiences New Jersey
Samba to Salsa by Rhythm Poets | Young Audiences New Jersey


Celebrating the traditions of Latin and Brazilian percussion with this display of syncopated sounds and powerful rhythms. On this trip through the origins, history, and classic rhythms of samba, salsa, and more, the audience engages in collaborative ensemble exercises to explore how these community-based traditions are played together. Students connect to the music and culture of the Caribbean and South America and gain a better understanding and appreciation for the depth and variety of the Latin and Brazilian percussion traditions that keep us dancing.


Audience Limit: 300

Program Length: 45

Appropriate For Grade(s):
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, All Grades


Assembly Price: $1,535

Assembly Two-in-a-Row Price: $1,995

Travel Fee: $75 per day

Technical Requirements

Artist arrives an hour in advance to set up. They need a mic line to two working speakers. They will bring their own mics and stands. Artist will use a GPS for directions.


National Arts & Humanities Month

International Drum Month

Arts Appreciation Month

Music in the Schools Month

Curriculum Standards

Visual & Performing Arts

Call for Info: 866-500-9265

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