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First Tuesday Music: chicamarimba

Date/Time: Tue, Jul 3, 2012 7:00pm - 8:00pm

City of Lake Oswego Oregon Official Website

Please join us for an evening of upbeat world music as well as contemporary favorites from this all-female ensemble at the Lake Oswego Public Library.  Chicamarimba will play for the First Tuesday Music Series on July 3rd from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.  This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library and admission is free.  The library is located at 706 4th Street, Lake Oswego, 97034.  For more information contact Jane Carr at jcarr@ci.oswego.or.us

From the group's website:
"Chicamarimba is an eight woman marimba ensemble whose playing radiates with a love of music and deep friendship.  Chicamarimba performs upbeat world music blending African and Latin American rhythms, as well as contemporary favorites for all ages to enjoy.

Instrumentation consists of seven marimbas, drums, hosho (African gourd shakers) and a variety of percussion instruments.  Vocals include traditional Zimbabwean harmonies as well as contemporary songs."