Puerto Rican Cultural Center - Music, Dance, and Culture of Puerto Rico

Puerto Rican Cultural Center - Music, Dance, and Culture of Puerto Rico

Rafael Hernández (October 24, 1892 – December 11, 1965), was one of the most important composers of Puerto Rican popular music during the 20th century. In 1917, Hernández was working as a musician in North Carolina, when the U.S. entered World War I. The Jazz bandleader James Reese Europe recruited brothers Rafael and Jesús Hernández, and 16 more Puerto Ricans to join the United States Army's Harlem Hell fighters musical band, the Orchestra Europe.

Rafael Hernández (October 24, 1892 – December 11, 1965), was one of the most important composers of Puerto Rican popular music during the 20th century. In 1917, Hernández was working as a musician in North Carolina, when the U.S. entered World War I. The Jazz bandleader James Reese Europe recruited brothers Rafael and Jesús Hernández, and 16 more Puerto Ricans to join the United States Army's Harlem Hell fighters musical band, the Orchestra Europe.

Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance & Cultural Center, Puerto Nuevo

Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance & Cultural Center, Puerto Nuevo

This lesson is intended to develop musical and literary skills using jíbaro music from Puerto Rico. In a series of three lessons, students will learn typical instrumentation and forms, augment their vocabulary, and listen to the lyrics in jíbaroas a means of understanding modern Puerto Rican culture

Jíbaro to the Bone! Puerto Rican Music for the Classroom

This lesson is intended to develop musical and literary skills using jíbaro music from Puerto Rico. In a series of three lessons, students will learn typical instrumentation and forms, augment their vocabulary, and listen to the lyrics in jíbaroas a means of understanding modern Puerto Rican culture

Web article about Puerto Rican bomba music "Puerto Rican Music and Folklore:Bomba"  Includes photos and video #puertorico #bomba #caribbean

Web article about Puerto Rican bomba music "Puerto Rican Music and Folklore:Bomba" Includes photos and video #puertorico #bomba #caribbean

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I have never related to a single post more in my entire life

16 Reasons Being Puerto Rican Is the Best  - Cosmopolitan.com

16 Reasons Being Puerto Rican Is the Best

Luis Pales Matos, Puerto Rican poet, whose poems were my very first introduction to Puerto Rican culture.

Luis Pales Matos, Puerto Rican poet, whose poems were my very first introduction to Puerto Rican culture.

breezebloops: Bomba is an Afro-Puerto Rican folkloric music style developed throughout the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries by west African slaves brought to the island by the Spanish. It is a communal activity that still thrives in its traditional centers of Loíza, Santurce, Mayagüez, Ponce, and New York City. The traditional musical style has been diffused throughout the United States following the Puerto Rican Diaspora, especially in New York, New Jersey, Chicago, California, and Florida. It…

breezebloops: Bomba is an Afro-Puerto Rican folkloric music style developed throughout the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries by west African slaves brought to the island by the Spanish. It is a communal activity that still thrives in its traditional centers of Loíza, Santurce, Mayagüez, Ponce, and New York City. The traditional musical style has been diffused throughout the United States following the Puerto Rican Diaspora, especially in New York, New Jersey, Chicago, California, and Florida. It…

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