3:00 pm | $10/$8 members
EDWINA LEE TYLER is master of the West African Djembe drum. She is acclaimed as one of the earliest pioneers of the women’s drumming movement. During the 1970’s Edwina heard the call of the drum and went to Africa to study. Edwina was the founder and director of “A Piece of the World” an African American women’s drum and dance ensemble. She has toured extensively in the US, Europe, Africa, and Korea & served as Director of Percussion Studies at DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM.
EDWINA’S appearances include Alice Tully Hall (Lincoln Center); Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM); Dance Theatre Workshop (DTW), NYC; La Mama (East Village, NYC); MichFest.
Edwina is known internationally. She has performed on Broadway, television, radio, and video. Her drumming spirit is an inspiration to all. Her credits include Urban Bush Women, Lady Gourd Sangoma, Merian Soto, Ancestral Messengers, Prowess Dance Arts Collective, and more.
Opening with the Rosendale Improvement Association Brass Band and Social Club.
Join Edwina for an after-performance meet-up at the nearby Rosendale Café
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