Music Lecture – Mambo, Salsa and Bossa Nova


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Lecturer, John Tuohy
Monday, March 22
2 pm - 3 pm

The Impact of Latin and South American Music on American Culture

Via Zoom

From Tito Puente, to Perez Prado, to Antonio Carlos Jobim, Latin and South American music and culture had a huge impact on the US for decades starting in the 1940's. Join guitarist John Tuohy as he profiles some of the major contributors to the styles known as Mambo, Salsa, and Bossa Nova. We will watch rare live video clips of these artists, as well as listen to some guitar arrangements of these classics.

All participants should be registered by Sunday, March 21st to receive the Zoom link.

The fee for the program is $10.

Lecturer, John Tuohy is a guitarist, based out of Fairfield County, Connecticut and a music lecturer focusing on the artists and their lives along with live performances. John lectures and demonstrations to a diverse group of audiences on many topics pertaining to the development of musical artists and styles from the first half of the 20th century. He currently is the in-house “Music Lecturer” at Riverwalk Assisted Living in the Bronx, NY.  

John has performed with many groups across multiple styles and genres over the past 20 years.  Winner of “Best Band in Connecticut,” at the 2016 New England Music Awards, the progressive rock band, Mile Marker Zero has been his main group for over 10 years. 

John graduated Magna Cum Laude from Western Connecticut State University with a degree in Jazz Performance, and his work as a private guitar instructor and business owner for 20 years has given him unique insight into overcoming hurdles and challenges that come into play as a serious student of any instrument.

John has also contributed session work for various artists and companies as well as having the honor of being featured by Gearwire.com and judging the “King of the Blues” contest at Guitar Center.  

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