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Viva Bossa Nova 2020

Tchaikovsky Grand Hall, Tverskaya St, 31/4, Moscow

Frank Col贸n is a featured guest of the Viva Bossa Nova Festival 2020. This year, the festival is headlined by composer/singer, Marcos Valle and his band, which will perform supported by the Moscow Symphony Orchestra.

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Viva Bossa Nova 2020

Tchaikovsky Grand Hall, Tverskaya St, 31/4, Moscow

Frank Col贸n is a featured guest of the Viva Bossa Nova Festival 2020. This year, the festival is headlined by composer/singer, Marcos Valle and his band, which will perform supported by the Moscow Symphony Orchestra.

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Introduction to the Berimbau! by Frank Col贸n 


Whenever I travel through an airport on my way to a performance, I  am usually asked one of two questions by airport security: 

(1) "Uh, Sir, just what kind of a pipe is that?", or 

(2) "I'm sorry, Sir, but, are you planning on boarding with that bow and arrow?" 

What they are referring to is my berimbau, which is most likely slung over my shoulder, as I always take it on board in the airplane cabin with me! The berimbau is definitely one of my favorite instruments in the world! Where at one time, the鈥

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Participation Feature on Roman Miroshnichenko's New CD: "The Sixth Sense"! 

On November 7, 2020, Russian fusion guitarist, Roman Miroshnichenko, released a new album titled, "The Sixth Sense".  On this album he is joined by joined by special guests: Jennifer Batten, Frank Col贸n, Charlie Bisharat, Bunny Brunel, Paul Wertico, Gary Husband, Dominique di Piazza, Daniel Figueiredo, Gumbi Ortiz, Matt Laurent, and Luis Alicea.

I'm featured on the track titled, "Ocean", performing on timbales, shekere, and accessory percussion.

In Roman's own words, 鈥淚t鈥檚 a very special album, recorded鈥

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Frank Col贸n's Techno-Primal Manifesto 

 

In my youth as a drummer/percussionist, I had always been a 鈥roots musician鈥.  By this I refer to a concerted effort to learn and maintain ancient traditions of both religious and folkloric drumming rituals, these having mostly been imported to the Americas by the African slaves from various cultures of the old continent.  During the early 1970鈥檚, in this quest for ancient knowledge, I collected and analyzed a huge collection African and Caribbean LP records and researched/studied all of the鈥

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"Let's Just Go..." Inspires Paul Taras Wolkowinski's New Video! 

Hey, y'all, here's a cool surprise that was waiting for me this morning! My friend, Paul Taras Wolkowinski, (...unanimously considered by the worldwide physical fitness community at large as the world's Grandmaster of Indian Club Swinging!), recently heard an advance release from my new CD Album, "Latin Lounge", and got inspired to create a workout choreography, using the song, "Let's Just Go....". And, all I can say is - I love it! This sequence is both simple and intricate, with a sophisticated flow鈥

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