Robertico Arias y Su Alebreke

Stacks Image 16
Contact: Luis (Robertico) Arias

Fee: Yes

Description
The musical group Alebreke based in Providence, RI, is the musical offspring of lead singer Robertico “Robertico” Arias. Robertico is a talented musician and master percussionist from the Dominican Republic. He has worked as an outreach instructor for the Rhode Island Philharmonic. and has been involved with other community programs such as the cultural group Yoruba 2 lead by Lydia Perez and the The Rhythm and Roots Project lead by Nisha Purushotham.

Alebreke specializes in Latin Jazz, a blend of jazz and Latin American rhythms.

Alebreke plays Afro-Cuban music, such as rumba, son, mambo, salsa, Latin jazz, bachata and merengue.

The conga, timbale, güiro, and claves are percussion instruments which often contribute to a "Latin" sound.