“…A reflective, insightful individual who brings to his work in the arts, in education and in the community a genuine understanding of the creative process.”
Massachusetts Department of Education
" ...fantastic and a great personality. Refocused the energy on the unit. Favorite by far! ... great job getting many of us out of our shell."
Butler Hospital, RI
"Exceeded my expectations! The audience participation component also made the performance especially memorable."
Peabody Essex Museum
"...I am not quite sure how you managed to get such a large array of novice percussionists and dancers to all work together...it was magic!... participation all the way from the back row!"
Worcester Public Library
In this stage of the CORONA VIRUS, I am taking precautions at all in-person presentations and performances, with limits on instrument sharing and wiping down instruments.
I continue to make online presentations.
Please use this contact info: 617-935-7614 email@example.com
JULY 10 - KINGSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY, DRUM CIRCLE
JULY 22 - TRINITY CHURCH SUMMER PROGRAM, SOLO PERFORMANCE
JULY 25 - CAMBRIDGE HOMES, DRUM CIRCLE
JULY 26 - BOSTON EXPLORERS, HERNANDEZ SCHOOL, DRUM CIRCLE
AUGUST 14, DRUM CIRCLE, DNE SUMMER CAMP, BERKSHIRES
SUMMER 2021 - TBD
LECHUCA FRESCA -LATIN BAND
FULLER CRAFT MUSEUM, BROCKTON
"A FASCINATING RHYTHM" Family Concert 2021
In November 2017, Cornell Coley and Kenny Kozol convened outstanding international artists and produced "The Soul of Latin Jazz" a powerful concert with dance, poetry and visual art.
For 2018, we expanded the project, added Sandra "Sasi" Marcelino to the team and launched the KECOSA COLLECTIVE Together, we produced "Soul Synergy Live!" for 2018 -trailer below.
*See the 2017 concert on video page
SUMMER SCHEDULE 2021
During the 2020-21 pandemic, Families Creating Together and KINections joined the City's Opportunity Fund to support a family concert with 5 musicians streamed live to YouTube.
Art at a Distance 2020
Cornell Coley, M. Ed.
Private DRUM CLASSES
AFRIKA GENTE ~ Afro-Latin Jazz Collaborations
Teaching Artist in Education & Health
Drumming, Dance & Culture