Dr Sue Miller (Reader in Music at Leeds Beckett University) talked about her band, Charanga del Norte, who will be performing there on Sunday 28th July to celebrate the band’s 20th anniversary. She was accompanied by long-term collaborator, Cuban dancer-animator Guillermo Davis (El Iyawo Studios) to discuss their animation screening event on June 6th as part of a festival of experimental dance theatre. Find out more:
- January 28th: Season Preview 2019
- June 6th: Experiments in Cuban Music, Dance and Animation
- July 28th: Charanga del Norte
Sue’s academic work is informed by her professional performance experience and she has completed two books on Afro-Cuban dance music, Cuban Flute Style: Interpretation and Improvisation, Scarecrow Press, 2014 and Improvising Sabor: Afro-Cuban Dance Music in New York, University Press of Mississippi, forthcoming 2019/2020.