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Aug
11

Press Release Festival of the Cuatro, Calif.

Press Release

The Festival of Cuatroorganization cordially
The invite you to the 3rd Annual Festival Cuatroin
California on Saturday, November 15, 2008
Encinitas, CA, July 11, 2008:
Come to the Third Annual Festival the Cuatroin California on Saturday, November 15, 2008 at Scripps College in Claremont California! This year, the Festival will honor Puerto Rican women and all women struggle WHO in supporting a cause. Thus we will feature three of the best Cuatroplayers in the world, all who happen to be women: Emma Colón Zayas, Maribel Delgado, and Nelian Colón. They will perform traditional Puerto Rican music on Puerto Rico's national instrument, the Cuatro.

The event address is:
Garrison Theater (Scripps College)
231 E. 10th Street (corner of Dartmouth)
Claremont, CA 91711

Doors will open at 6 pm. For further information or to obtain tickets e-mail us at info @ festivaldelcuatro.org or visit the Festival Del Cuatrowebsite at

www.festivaldelcuatro. Org

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Aug
11

Video Documentary Segment (1980)

The Puerto Rican Cuatro-Jibara Music from Puerto Rico

 Documentary made in 1980 about Puerto Rican Cuatro and the Jibara Music of Puerto Rico. Figures like Chuito "El De Bayamón" and Modesto Nieves stand out in the documentary.

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 Courtesy of: Charlie Rodríguez

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Aug
11

Name of the Parts of the Cuatro

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