Roulette Intermedium is an Alternative art and performance space in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn. The avant-garde is here, really. It’s a very forward-looking place.
Robert Browning Associates, one of the original global music / world music pioneers, produces at Roulette.
Roulette Intermedium Features
Thursday, May 4, 2023
Boerum Hill (Downtown), Brooklyn
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March 18-26, 2023
New York City Center
Saturday, March 18, 2023
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn
Roulette Intermedium News
The ngoni West African lute is the ancestor of the American banjo. Malian griot and ngoni virtuoso Bassekou Kouyate and his ngoni ensemble Ngoni Ba featuring vocalist Ami Sacko, “the Tina Turner of Mali,” play Malian Blues, a contemporary form of traditional Malian music; for Robert Browning Associates at Roulette in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn; on Friday, April 14, 2023 at 8pm. From $32.50. robertbrowningassociates.com 🇲🇱
Wow. You hear the Arab roots in this music, and hints of both Afrobeats and American folk or country music.
Cuban piano virtuoso Omar Sosa and Senegalese kora master Seckou Keita, with Venezuelan percussionist Gustvao Ovalles, explore Caribbean and African spiritual connections in SUBA Revisited: Cuban/African Connections; for Robert Browning Associates at Roulette in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn; on Thursday, May 4, 2023 at 8pm. From $32.50. robertbrowningassociates.com 🇨🇺🇸🇳🇻🇪
These recent artists are representative of who you might see at Roulette.
Adriana Salgado and Orlando Reyes are USA tango champions, originally from Colombia. 🇨🇴
Angelita Montoya flamenco singer. 🇪🇸
Antonio Rey flamenco guitar. 🇪🇸
Guillermina Quiroga is one of the best tango dancers in New York City. New York Argentines say that watching Guillermina dance makes them cry – because they’ll never be able to dance like her. 🇦🇷
José Antonio Rodríguez flamenco guitar. 🇪🇸
Burkina Faso griots Mamadou Diabate and Percussion Mania play balafons (xylophones). 🇧🇫
Omar Sosa & Seckou Keita with Gustavo Ovalles, are a Cuban jazz pianist, Senegalese kora master in the Malian Griot tradition, and Venezuelan percussionist. They explore the musical spirit that connects the Caribbean with Mother Africa. 🇨🇺🇸🇳🇻🇪
Pedrito Martinez is the world’s first-call Cuban rumba and timba percussionist. His music can change your life. It changed ours. ¡Aché! 🇨🇺
Pedro Giraudo is a Latin Grammy-winning tango jazz bassist, composer, and leader. He is one of the rare musicians who knows how to play tango for dancers. 🇦🇷
Rafael Riqueni is a flamenco guitar master. 🇪🇸
Roulette Intermedium is a non-profit theater for experimental music, dance and art. The space is a renovated 1927 beaux-arts box theater in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn.
The curation is exceptional. If you’re looking for the avant-garde in New York City, this is one of the places.
Roulette Intermedium Tickets
509 Atlantic Ave
(at Third Ave)
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn
(2)(3), (4)(5), (B)(D), (N)(Q)(R)
Atlantic Avenue – Barclays Center