Rhythm Exchange 2022

Indian Classical Dance, Hula & Storytelling, Jazz & NeoSoul

with Rania Das, Tiare Kahana, Clifford Schloss and Avery Collins

Experimental Soul and Jazz

with Myles Tripp and William Parker

Funk Band and Drum

with Velez & His Band and The Lost Tribe

Bachata Dance and Musical Storytelling

with Baila con Gusto CT's Jason Ramos & Amanda Duvall and Alexis Robbins & Friends

Hip Hop Honors

with Tang Sauce, Alyssa Hughes, Marshun Art & DJ Dooley-O

New Orleans Second Line Bands

with musicians from the Yale University Bands and New Haven Public Schools (Curated by Thomas Duffy, Director of Bands at Yale)

This performance will shake the Green with the best New Orleans rhythms by the bands from Yale University, the Cooperative High School for the Arts, and the Wolfpack Drumline from Amistad High School. Curated by Thomas Duffy, the renowned Director of Bands at Yale. Bring your Mardi Gras beads!!!

Day of the Dead

with Unidad Latina en Acción (ULA)

Unidad Latina en Acción (ULA) will celebrate the Hispanic culture by the performing of Mariachi musicians from the group Mariachi Nuevo Son; and the “Culturas del Pasado, Voces del Presente” (Cultures of the Past, Voices of the Present), a group of elder women from Tlaxcala, Mexico, who will share their Mexican and indigenous traditions. They persevere in the face of unfair border policies that force their children and grandchildren to migrate and leave behind their families, language, and culture.