COCO MARIA (DJ SET): RITMOS RAROS 5TH ANNIVERSARY SERIES
Songbyrd and Afro Ritmo Records Present
DOORS: 11:00 PM // SHOW: 11:00 PM
Saturday March 7, 2020
21+ / $7
Vintage Vinyl "Ritmos Raros" presents ....
Coco Maria desde Mexico (DJ Set) - Ritmos Ritmos - 5th Anniversary Series Part 2 - celebrating five years of the rarest rhythms from Central America and beyond.
Coco Maria is a selectora and a radio host. She specializes in Brazilian, South-, Central-American, and Caribbean wax. Irresistible slices of bossa nova, samba, cumbia, and all sorts of rarities from sunnier, far-off places, mixed with her unconditioned energy will keep your feet busy while making your mind embark on a trip to the warmed sides of the musical world. Coco Maria is the host of "Club Coco" at Worldwide FM.
About Vintage Vinyl "Ritmos Raros"
Ritmos Raros is a moving but never ending nostalgic tropical vinyl dancefloor party dedicated to the rare and normally unheard rhythms of Africa, Latin America, India, Caribbean, Brazilian, and the Arab variety. Touching upon the many genres we get together and try our very best to dance to different rhythms of each other culture. We are looking for members who love dancing and learning about obscure music that may have not achieved popularity to due to a myriad of adverse circumstances. Join us if your interested in being exposed to sounds you might not hear otherwise outside of the countries of origin. Expect the unexpected: Hybrid transactions, unlikely collaborations / combinations, moods in a minor key, blood, sweat, and tears all wrapped up in its aural form strictly for your educational and spiritual enrichment.
Sir Ramases is the founder of the international non-profit Afro Ritmo Records Research Collective, which archives, collects, releases, and spreads awareness about the world's rarest music on the vinyl format. This group has six members in total each hailing from their distinct tropical homelands. They scour the earth looking for lost and forgotten musical treasures. With many countries traveled this group hopes to continue preserving indigenous music and culture for the years to come.
As a dj, Ramases has played guest gigs in Portugal, France, Toronto, London, Montreal, Mexico, Peru, Netherlands. Dominican Republic, Ecuador, he is the creator of Vintage-Vinyl Ritmos-Raros del Mundo tropical parties which have taken place over the course of nine years in Hawaii, New York, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela, Panama, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Mexico and most recently back his hometown Washington DC. Ritmos Raros focuses on dancefloors rhythms of Africa, Latin America, India, Caribbean, Brazilian, and the Arab / Mahgreb / Sahel variety.
He is currently working hard finishing up the impending third release from Afro Ritmo Records titled "Fitz Vaughn Bryan: Trinidad Dance Band Series
Vol.3", celebrates arguably the islands greatest arranger of big band calypso and saga music.
Ritmos Raros promotional team is comprised of people from Brazilian, Puerto Rican, Trinidadian, and Colombian decent.
Promoters: Charlene Thaxton Ponce, Zumaya Oliveros, Millicent Lee, Hector Garca, Marildes Silva
Vintage Vinyl / Ritmos Raros is the official party of Afro Ritmo Records.