Sound engineer: Oscar Pérez.
In this episode, we did a mini tribute to Victoria Santa Cruz and his brother Nicomedes Santa Cruz by bringing to live their most iconic poems. Victoria’s Me gritaron negra (They shout black at me) and Nicomedes’ Black Rhythms from Peru; performed by poet and musician from Tanzania Freddy Macha.
Mentioned in this episode:
Victoria Santa Cruz’s poem Me gritaron negra / They shout black at me
Nicomedes Santa Cruz’s poem
Freddy Macha’s website
A glimpse into the making of this episode…
Victoria Santa Cruz performing Me Gritaron Negra
Book Black Rhythms fo Peru: Reviving African Music Heritage in the Black Pacific
Black Rhythms of Peru interview with author Heidi Feldman