Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel grew up together in the Forest Hills neighborhood of Queens, New York. Both interested in music from early ages, they formed a singing duo called Tom and Jerry while in high school.
In the beginning was the Word. In the beginning was also the Sound. An astronomer at the University of Virginia has recorded it. The universe is filled with sound; everything vibrates and everything speaks with its own voice. We make with all these sounds the art of music. We do it with our own voices, we do it with vibrating columns of air, we do it with strings and hides and now we do it with our computers. The music is made for joy and sorrow, love and passion, politics and dancing and for our religious and spiritual longings.
An exceptional ethnography marked by clarity and candor, Sidewalk takes us into the socio-cultural environment of those who, though often seen as threatening or unseemly, work day after day on the blocks of one of New York s most Staff were built in the small, fines for paths. We host a repeat offender car, chases head on.
Batucada Nana de Santa Cruz is a Samba group based in Santa Cruz California, modeled after a Brazilian Batucada. Escolas de samba (samba schools) in Brazil often have thousands of members, 10% to 20% of whom are percussionists.