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  • Robbi K on WE PLAY WELL TOGETHER Instruments & The Spirit of Kwanzaa
    December 17, 2022

    Robbi K on WE PLAY WELL TOGETHER Instruments & The Spirit of Kwanzaa

    WPWTforKwanzaa

    WE PLAY WELL TOGETHER presents an online participatory celebration with Musical Artist Robbi Kumalo

    Our friend Robbi K offered a live Zoom Kwanzaa Celebration in which she shared how she uses her instrument collection in connection with Kwanzaa: an annual celebration of African-American culture from December 26th to January 1st. This video features highlights of her presentation featuring the WE PLAY WELL TOGETHER family of instruments. Featured in this video are: the Zenko Drum by Metal Sounds (in Combo Tuning), a feeltone Monolini Monochord (in F Tuning), and a Hokema Kalimba (Renaissance in A-minor.)

    Robbi Kumalo is a musician whose career spans decades and was recently featured on the Grammy-nominated Album "All One Tribe." 

    We Play Well Together for Kwanza

    For more than 25 years, Robbi K's concerts have been joyous and exhilarating, with a focus on amusing and edifying the entire family, from parents to grandparents, toddlers to teens. Everybody participates with voices, hands, feet and hearts. Robbi K’s powerful lyric soprano has graced TV commercials for the likes of Coca Cola, Lincoln Mercury,and GE, while onstage and in studios it has served her well in establishing an active career as a back-up singer for such superstars as Chaka Khan, Aretha Franklin, Jewel, Diana Ross, Rod Stewart, Daniel Rodriquez, Mary J. Blige, and Harry Belafonte.

    Robbi K presents a variety of lively, interactive musical and storytelling concerts including "Keep the Beat,” which has been performed most recently at NYC’s Symphony Space, The Philadelphia International Children's Festival; The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall in Sarasota, Florida; The State Theatre in New Brunswick, New Jersey; and The Berks Jazz Festival. Robbi’s most requested show, which plays in venues nationwide, is inspired by Paul Simon's Grammy winning Graceland. As a storyteller, “Turtle’s Shell,” derived from her Parents' Choice Award winning CD Keep the Beat! she incorporates music and spoken word in an outstanding and unique manner.

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