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Jarana Classes-Every Sunday

by Terraza 7 on May 13, 2012

Terraza 7  presents JARANA Classes with Sinuhé of Jarana Beat

Every Sunday from 2:00pm to 3:30pm; Starting on May 13th, 2012!

Cost: $10/class

These classes are unique in that you will gain a complete, well-rounded understanding of the instrument, the history and the tradition behind it, as well as music theory, that will be the basis on which you will learn the chords, strums and techniques.

Soon you’ll be playing at the fandangos, equipped with the tools to play harmonies and even melodies for any song in any style!

Here is what some students have to say about the way he teaches:

“Sinuhé is a patient and encouraging instructor. His methodology is easy to follow and allows to learn at your own pace.”

“It’s impossible not to learn from him. He’s a walking encyclopedia! It really helps to feel that he as a genuine passion for teaching and wants us to understand.”

Sinuhé Padilla-Isunza, musician, composer, producer and ethnomusicologist from Mexico, has close to 20 years of teaching experience. He began his career en dance and music at an early age. He studied music in the “Conservatorio de Música del Estado de México” and with iconic personalities such as Ehekateotl Kuauhtlinxan (Aztek music/dance ), Luis Octavio Cervantes, Hector Sanchez (Los Folkloristas), Eugenio Toussaint, John Benitez, among others. As an ethnomusicologist, he has studied and researched for over 10 years in Spain, Portugal, Morocco, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, Peru and Bolivia, to trace the origins and influences of Mexican and Latin American music. He currently lives in New York, where he founded the independent production company and recording label, “Jarana Records”. To learn more, read his biography on

When: Sundays, 2:00-3:30pm
Where: Terraza, 40-19 Gleane Street, Queens, NY 11377 (7 train to 82nd Street or E, F, M, R to 74th St/Jackson Hts)
Cost: $10
Questions? Write to us or call 347-394-4731   or   917-288-9648

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