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  • Local: San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Duração: 4 horas (aproximadamente)
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Puerto Rico is all about music! Take your chance and get a taste of this with our drum workshop - led by talented artist Beto Torrens.

The music studio of Beto Torrens is located in the artistic and local neighborhood Santurce. Beto will teach you in 2-hours all about the history, technique, and rhythms of Afro drumming. You can choose from Afro-Puertorican, Afro-Cuban, or Afro-Brazilian drumming, its up to you. The groups will be small to give you the best quality, attention and fun you deserve.

Idiomas da excursão

Guia Inglês
Guia Espanhol

Destaques

  • Inclui transporte de ida e volta em hotéis selecionados
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  • Para toda a família
  • Perfeito para todas as idades e todos os níveis de capacitação
  • Excursão em grupo pequeno
You will be picked up around 4pm from your hotel/accommodation or a central meeting point Plaza Colon (when staying in Old San Juan). Next stop, your drum workshop! Enjoy a lesson from the legendary Beto Torrens and then you will be taken back to your hotel around 8pm.

ABOUT BETO TORRENS:
Beto Torrens was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico and began his musical career with Batucada Baobá, alongside Anthony Carrillo, Luis Vélez and his mentor and teacher Freddy Díaz. He is a founding member of Bayanga (today Calle 13), with whom he recorded one album. Torrens has worked with bands and artists like Puya, Cultura Profética, Gomba Jahbari, Jerry Medina, Batacumbele, Brazuca Matraca (Barcelona), Macaco (Barcelona), Ricky Martin, De La Roots, Tráfico Pesado, Ricky Rodríguez, and La Descarga Urbana de Medina Carrión, among others.

Beto recorded in the Grammy nominated album “Urbano” by Elvis Crespo, and has contributed in recordings with De La Ghetto, Cultura Profética, Plenéalo, Fusión Jonda, Monsieur Periné (Colombia), La Tortuga China, and Alegría Rampante.

He is a member of group Henry Cole & The Afrobeat Collective, with whom he recorded the critically acclaimed album Roots Before Branches released in 2012 and the upcoming album titled "Simple". With the Afrobeat Collective, Torrens has been playing Jazz Festivals in the U.S. and Puerto Rico and has played alongside jazz luminaries David Sanchez, Miguel Zenón, Piro Rodríguez, and Adam Rogers.

In 2012 Torrens performed at the Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas, with artist Sie7e, where the artist won a Grammy as Best New Artist. Beto has been a member of Sie7e’s band since 2011, and since then has performed in prestigious events like Premios Lo Nuestro, Festival La Merçe in Barcelona, and throughout Puerto Rico and the U.S.

In 2011, he founded the up and coming Latin Rock ensemble La Quilombera with whom he has released two albums, "Quilombo y Barabarie" and "Hominifalombiucoccus Mastoidis Nefroliticus". He is also a member of Dj Velcro's (Rocksteady Crew) Acoustic Hip-Hop group Lado Ve. Torrens is also founding member, along with Billy Carrión Jr., of the jazz ensemble The Rican Rebels, with whom he recorded an album titled "Natural Beauty". He is also a founding member of the groundbreaking group IFÉ alonside Rafael Maya and Mark Underwood aka Dj Nature.

Beto is very active in the folklore scene in Puerto Rico , directing two folkoric ensembles, Bloco Afro Oxalá and La Liga Rumbera; as well as being a member of the groups Desde Cero, Los Majaderos de Cachete Maldonado and Grupo Carabalí.

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Datas de partida
Ponto de partida:
At hotel if staying in San Juan Metropolitan area (Condado, Miramar, Isla Verde, Carolina)
Horário de partida:
Between 4pm and 4:15pm

Times are an estimate and vary depending on number of pickups and traffic; the guides will be in contact if needed. Please wait outside your accommodation as guides do not enter the lobby.
Duração:
4 horas (aproximadamente)
Detalhes sobre retorno:
Returns to original departure point

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Informações adicionais

Afro Percussion Drum Workshop - San Juan

Percussion

Inclusões:
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
Exclusões:
  • Gratuities (optional)
Informações adicionais:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 4 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum age is 10 years
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
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Política de cancelamento

Se cancelar no mínimo 7 dia(s) antes da partida agendada, não haverá taxa de cancelamento.
Se cancelar entre 3 e 6 dia(s) antes da partida agendada, haverá uma taxa de cancelamento de 50 por cento.
Se cancelar no prazo de 2 dia(s) antes da partida agendada, haverá uma taxa de cancelamento de 100 por cento.