Free family music event at Menlo Park Library features Crosspulse duo
Bay Area music stalwarts Keith Terry (pictured) and Evie Ladin of Crosspulse are bringing their skills to the Menlo Park Library on August 4 for a free family performance entitled “Finding the Rhythm Around Us.”
The event will take place at 10:30 am on Thursday, August 4, outside the Main Library, located at 800 Alma Street. Terry and Ladin will introduce a variety of world music traditions including found sound, jazz, Appalachian banjo, and step dancing, as they create tunes utilizing bells, boxes, balls, body music, and beyond.
Crosspulse is a non-profit arts organization dedicated to the creation, performance and recording of rhythm-based, intercultural music and dance. Since 1980 the organization has sponsored scores of projects, featuring outstanding artists from many cultural traditions.
Photo by Gudmundur Vigfusson, courtesy of Crosspulse