MAINE MARIMBA ENSEMBLE
Special thanks to:
Papi & Romano Builders, Inc.
Rick let us practice in his shop free of charge for four years, and they do incredible preservation and restoration work.
What else are we doing?
Rob & Elliot —
Builder of the House
Portland Rhumba Project
Raging Brass Reggae
Local African-inspired Drum & dance music:
Embody The Rhythm
— home of West African inspired dance, Portland, ME
— masterful West African drumming and so much more, Portland
some of our other friends:
Music & Magic Maine
— providing musical instruments and opportunities to children in Maine
Fafi Bere aka 3Percent
— Zimbabwean born and bred theater professor who is an urban world music artist blending traditional African rhythms with reggae, dancehall and rap, New York City
Thanks also to:
R and B marimbas
Rob Moeller, marimba builder, for help with designing the instruments, Santa Cruz, CA
Spalding— for help with designing the instruments, marimba builder, IN
— for letting us use his wood shop to build our bass marimba, Wiscasset, ME
Thomas Fournier — teacher, Portland Adult Education woodworking class
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