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Sounds of L.A.:
Graciana Silva Garcia

Date: February 12 and 13, 2005
Location: Harold M. Williams Auditorium
Admission: Free; Reservations required. Call (310) 440-7300 or use the "Make Reservation" buttons below.

Saturday, February 12, 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, February 13, 3:00 p.m.

Graciana Silva Garcia, nicknamed "La Negra" because of her African origins, is an iconic figure in the world of the centuries-old son jarocho musical tradition.

Singing and playing a thirty-eight-string harp, she integrates Spanish melodies, African rhythmic patterns, and indigenous narratives.

Doña Graciana will share the stage with master requinto player Zeferino Romero Mojica and his daughter, Iris Romero Arriaga, on jarana.


Music Sample
Hear a sample from Graciana Silva Garcia's latest album, Moliendo Café aux Portales (2004, Accords Croisés).

About Sounds of L.A.
Sounds of L.A. is an annual concert series that explores our city's varied musical geography, celebrating the work of masters as well as up-and-coming musicians from around the globe.

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