Art at a Distance 2020
Private DRUM CLASSES
AFRIKA GENTE ~ Afro-Latin Jazz Collaborations
While the CORONA VIRUS has temporarily halted activities in public settings, there is light at the end of the tunnel. I continue to develop video programs, projects and Zoom teaching on the arts and culture of the African, Caribbean and Afro-Latin diaspora.
They are available upon request.
Please use this contact info: 617-935-7614 firstname.lastname@example.org
"A FASCINATING RHYTHM" Family Concert 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.
2020 - RITUAL OBJECTS FOR A NEW WORLD
A CICADA-funded Art at a Distance Project
Original music by Cornell Coley
Art by Kate Reed
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 - here below.
*See the 2017 concert on video page
Teaching Artist in Education & Health
Drumming, Dance & Culture
Cornell Coley, M. Ed.
“…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