Cornell Coley, M. Ed. 

Drum Circle Facilitators Guildcertified

Afro-Latin

Cultural Studies

SOUL SYNERGY CONCERT

Music, dance, poetry and visual art from the African diaspora.


Produced by the Kecosa Collective


December 29  8 pm

Hibernian Hall, 184 Dudley St. Roxbury, MA 02119


Ticket information coming soon!

FOUR Free Concerts and Community Jam Sessions

in Roslindale Square

I was there - organizing and playing.

“…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

Teaching Artist in Education & Health

​         Drumming, Dance & Culture

SUMMER 2017

WINTER 2018

HealthRhythms trained

KECOSA COLLECTIVE

SOLO PERFORMANCE

K-12 RESIDENCIES

ADULT WORKSHOPS

SPECIAL NEEDS

CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT

DRUM CIRCLES

Private DRUM CLASSES 

TODDLER & PRE-SCHOOL DRUMMING 

AFRIKA GENTE ~ Afro-Latin Jazz Project

Links

 Last November 2017, Cornell Coley and Kenny Kozol convened international artists and produced a  powerful Latin jazz concert with dance, poetry and visual art. Here's a 5-minute clip:











This year, we've expanded the project, added Sandra "Sasi" Marcelino to the team and launched the KECOSA COLLECTIVE.



May 2018 music and dance workshop featured Joh Camara, Missia and Fomoro Dioubate.











Saturday, Nov 3, Sasi collaborated with Hyde Square Task Force to host Cuban master dance artist Liethis Hechavarria.


  • Africa
  • Cuba
  • Caribbean
  • Brazil
  • USA

Live Arts Boston

Artist-in-Residence

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