Discover Music: Los Pleneros de la 21 - 92Y, New York

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Discover Music 2019/20 Season: Music of the Americas!

Los Pleneros de la 21

For K-5 students and teachers
Los Pleneros de la 21

Founded in 1983 by NEA National Heritage Fellow Juan Gutiérrez-Rodriguez, GRAMMY award-nominated Los Pleneros de la 21 is an East Harlem-based performing arts ensemble and nonprofit organization created to foster appreciation of Puerto Rico’s extraordinary cultural expressions.

Known for complex, multi-part vocal harmonies set against bomba and plena rhythms, the group has been praised for "perfectly arranged" tunes producing "exhilaratingly deep Latino explorations of Afro-Caribbean grooves" (The New York Times).

“Los Pleneros de la 21 showcases exhilaratingly deep Latino explorations of Afro-Caribbean grooves. The melodies are gorgeous, and the tunes perfectly arranged, precise rhythms making way for singing or a drum section.”

The New York Times

Limited Availability. To reserve seats, email. This event is open to K-5 students and teachers enrolled in 92Y’s Center for Arts Learning & Leadership programs.