Women Of The Calabash
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Named for the calabash, one of the gourds that the group uses as an instrument, the Afro-Cuban vocal/percussion trio Women of the Calabash is led and directed by composer/arranger/vocalist/percussionist Madeleine Yayodele Nelson and features vocalists/percussionists Marsha Perry Starkes and Mayra Casales. Nelson makes many of the group's instruments, which are crafted from bamboo, wood, and dried gourds. The Women of the Calabash have been touring and performing together for ove... Read more

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