Rafel Ponde Duo
Originally from Salvador, Brazil, Rafel Pondé has toured the USA, Europe and Latin America performing his unique hybrid style of Brazilian and world music. He was designated a “Brazilian Cultural Ambassador” by the US Department of State and shares his culture through workshops, concerts and public speaking. First and foremost, he is a multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, record producer and performer. His vibrant performances encompass music with rhythmic roots in Samba, Bossa Nova, Reggae and Salsa.
He also will be joined by Brazilian born percussionist, Baba Jan.