Join us for an evening of music by Amado Espinoza!
Returning to Salina after performing on the main stages and children's stage at the 2019 Smoky Hill River Festival, Amado is a Bolivian artist who speaks to the elements and time around it, inviting the listener to share a journey through his innovative musical poetics.
A master of African and Arabic percussion concerts have been received with shouts of enthusiasm and a standing ovation. He shared the stage with award-winning rock band Bolivian (Oil and Moby Dick).
From the city of Cochabamba, Bolivia, he has founded several groups: Shokran, prominent assembly Arabic music; Kuyasha with Analia Abad; Kona with several international artists, and Timpana that musically tells a love story through different musical genres.
He has toured Bolivia, Argentina, Mexico, Peru, Colombia, Uruguay and Paragua.
He has published more than ten albums (http://www.amadoespinoza.com/discografia.php), in which he has composed hundreds of songs and played more than fifty instruments, including: guitar (charango, mandolin, sitar, shamizen, etc..), flutes (Andean, Chinese, Lakota, African, Japanese, Arabic, etc..), percussion (Peruvian cajon, djembe, berimbau, darbuka, etc..) and more ....
He also composes for film, documentaries, and theater.
Learn more at: http://www.amadoespinoza.com/biografia.php
This free event is brought to you by the Arts Infusion program through Salina Arts & Humanities.