Pregones/PRTT proudly partners with the artists of Islemunda in Holland, to present a one-of-a-kind international exchange and concert experience: South Rotterdam Meets The South Bronx! Home-grown talent from either side of the Atlantic celebrate the uniqueness and universality of their musical cultures.
Islemunda Sessions Band is a joyful array of talent traveling from The Netherlands to make music, friends, and history in New York City. The six-piece band finds inspiration in the traditional and the contemporaty, the local and the global, delivering songs and jams that groove confidently with rock, pop, jazz, and rhythm and blues. Raising the stakes for their Bronx debut, Islemunda have also challenged three of our best NY Latin musicians AND a Brooklyn choir to join them on stage! IT’S GOING DOWN!
Featuring: Stanley A. Clementina (bandleader), Wendy Hoogendijk (singer), Eric Guinee (guitar), Neda Boin (singer), Brian Kruit (bass), Marlon Pichel (drums). With: Desmar Guevara (piano), Nicky Laboy (percussion), Álvaro Benavides (bass), Urban Choir Project. Creative producers: Arno Brouwer and Alvan Colón Lespier.
The band is named after the dynamic Islemunda arts center in South Rotterdam, a home for young makers and entrepreneurs who champion diversity and inclusion, and share a bold vision of a better tomorrow. Islemunda bridges genres, languages, and geographies to bring people together in arts and culture. This week’s extraordinary musical residency marks the start of a new chapter in transatlantic exchange and collaboration between South Rotterdam and the South Bronx — join us for this one-of-a-kind experience!
La extraordinaria residencia musical de esta semana marca el comienzo de un nuevo capítulo en el intercambio y la colaboración entre el sur de Rotterdam y el sur del Bronx. ¡NO TE LO PIERDAS! • De buitengewone muzikale residentie van deze week markeert de start van een nieuw hoofdstuk in uitwisseling en samenwerking tussen Zuid-Rotterdam en de South Bronx. MIS HET NIET!
Pregones/PRTT proudly partners with the artists of Islemunda in Holland, to present a one-of-a-kind international exchange and concert experience: South Bronx Meets South Rotterdam! Home-grown talent from either side of the Atlantic celebrate the uniqueness and universality of their musical cultures. Featuring Marlon Pichel (Bourbon Avenue), Stanley Clementina, Brian Kruit, Neda Boin, Wendy Hoogendijk, Eric Guinee, Desmar Guevara, Nicky Laboy, Álvaro Benavides. Arno Brouwer and Alvan Colón Lespier, producers. Global jazz blues fusion with plenty of soul! — Strictly limited seating, buy early!