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July 3, 2011

Festival Audio – Garifuna Collective featuring Umalali

One of this Festival’s musical highlights is the Central American ensemble Garifuna Collective featuring Umalali. They are performing as part of the Peace Corps program. They are introduced here by former Peace Corps Volunteer Tim O’Malley who met the musicians during his time in Belize and has continued to work with them ever since.

For more information about the group click here and also please support the music by buying their CD found here.

This live recording was made on Friday, July 1st at 12PM, on the World Stage at the 2011 Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington, D.C. The running time is 51 minutes. Enjoy!

Festival Audio - Garifuna Collective featuring Umalali