Colombian Music 101


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"Let Colombian rhythms and beats take over you as you spend an amazing time with a great pianist and composer."

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Have a close and personal experience to learn about Colombian music.
  • Be guided through Colombian rich musical heritage as Pedro, the expert musician, plays a selection of songs of multiple Colombian genres.
  • Use musical instruments to comprehend the culture behind Colombian music.

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Pedro Crump

Pedro Crump is a composer and pianist from Bogota. Interested in music from an early age he began to focus on the piano. He studied fine arts and music in Boston at Curry College, Berklee College of Music and New England Conservatory. During his student years in the USA he developed a great interest for the roots and history of Colombian music. In 1993 he lived in Paris fore some years working with Radio Latina (a Latin radio station). Then he became the manager of Yuri Buenaventura (famous Colombian salsa singer). When Crump returned to Colombia he studied afro-colombian drums and started composing and producing music creating a fusion of jazz and native local rhythms. He has released 3 albums: El Silencio del Agua 2006; Dorado

2010; Tierra 2016. His music can be heard on Spotify, Deezer, Itunes, Youtube, etc.

This experience is a real treat for music lovers. Colombia is one of the richest countries in Latin America in terms of musical rhythms, having a tremendous musical diversity comparable to Brazil or Cuba. On this tour, Pedro Crump will open you the doors to his house and his studio to have the marvelous opportunity to experience and learn about Colombian music. Pedro will guide you through Colombian rich musical heritage as he plays a selection of songs of multiple genres and uses the piano and drums as a didactic tool for a more comprehensive approach to Colombian music.
 

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

Although schedules are flexible, we advise booking this tour at 5 PM.
 

Changes on the tour may occur due to external factors. These changes will be notified to you with anticipation.