Ladies of Midnight Blue: Hannabiell & Yilis
Saturday September 19, 2020
Performance by Ladies of Midnight Blue, an Afro-Latin percussion & brass duet that create an upbeat fusion of trance drum rhythms.
Streamed Live: YouTube
Ladies of Midnight Blue are an Afro-Latin percussion & brass duet comprised of Hannabiell Sanders (Bass Trombone, African & Latin Percussion, Mbira) and Yilis del Carmen Suriel (African & Latin Percussion, Mbira). They create a powerful and upbeat fusion of trance drum rhythms that produce a melodic percussive sound by weaving combinations of percussion, brass, vocal chants, and mbira.
The Ladies of Midnight Blue have performed all over the world, and in the last 10 years they have been workshop facilitators and guest artists for various projects and residencies. Their art and music workshops focus on community building and raising awareness concerning issues of inequality on all levels.
Ladies of Midnight Blue most recent performance at the TEDx Newcastle event can be seen here: https://youtu.be/-BfScWQIjwA