Rumba boxes

Rumba Box is a wood box with a sound hole, and a number of metal strips attached at one end of the hole. In Jamaica, it is synonymous with "mento," the music that is a precursor to ska and reggae.

Exhibition's thematic core:
Four hundred years
Rebel Music: Slavery’s multiple heritage

© Photo: Gal Oppido, Courtesy of SESC

JAMAICA, JAMAICA!

15 March - 26 August 2018, Sesc 24 de Maio, São Paulo, Brazil. Curator: Sébastien Carayol. Conceived by the Cité de la Musique - Philharmonie de Paris, produced and executed by Sesc São Paulo.

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