S.W.I.S.S. Presents Poetry of RiddimSwiss Chris brings his Original Music to the Blue Note Jazz Club, NY, with special guests VINX, Mino Cinelu, Tanya Dutt, Cole-Williams-X, Shannon Birdsong Gibbons and more heavy hitters. Monday, 2/9/2015 at 10pm.
131 W 3rd St,
New York, NY 10012
"CONFLICT RESOLUTION WITH INSTRUMENTS INSTEAD OF WEAPONS & HONOR AND RESPECT TO ALL OF OUR ANCESTORS"
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Poetry of Riddims is a blend of 1800th century European Classical Chanson and French/Swiss Tambouren Compositions mixed with African and Afro-Haitian Drumming and Dance. Contemporary Drummer Swiss Chris, Haitian Master Percussionist Bonga Jean-Baptiste, Co-Arranger and countryman Michele Kunz, along with a cast of 20 superimpose Jazz, Funk, Rock, Blues, and Indian Harmonies and Melodies with Afro-Beat, Reggae Roots, Dance Hall, Rock, Soul, & Hip-Hop Rhythms.
Swiss Chris - Drums/Percussion/Composer
special guest VINX - Vocals/Percussion
special guest Mino Cinelu - Percussion
Poet Tree - Poetry
Brandee Younger - Harp
Pupa Bajah - MC/Vocals
Michel Kunz - Guitar/Composer
Tanya Dutt - Vocals
Amanda Ruzza - Bass
Lenny Underwood -Keys
Cole Williams-X - Vocals
Belinda Becker - Dance
Shannon Songbird Gibbons - Vocals