Master Cuban Percussionist
EL Pulpo - The Octopus
Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 7:30pm
Target FREE Thursdays
David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center
Broadway at 62nd Street
New York, NY
Known as "El Pulpo", or the octopus (it is said his two handed drumming rivals the eight hands of four drummers), Joaquin Pozo is known for his singular style, a melodic approach to drumming that is neither unmatched nor unrivaled. A master conguero, Pozo takes refuge in his congas, or tumbadoras as they are known in Cuba, carving out a musical home with his rich and resonating sound, evoking both the secular and sacred.