World Music: Magdalena Fleitas, "Negrito José"

World Music: Magdalena Fleitas, "Negrito José"

(Argentina) Magdalena Fleitas is an educator and musician who now directs her own kindergarten based in Buenos Aires. After extensive work with music therapy, she created a curriculum for her young charges centering on music as a learning tool, and her public shows are now recommended family entertainment by the Argentine tourist board. Negrito José is a song that introduces kids to Candombe (the syncretic African religion) via a little boy who has learned to play the drum from his father, Negro José.

Magdalena Fleitas is an educator and musician who now directs her own kindergarten based in Buenos Aires. After extensive work with music therapy, she created a curriculum for her young charges centering on music as a learning tool, and her public shows are now recommended family entertainment by the Argentine tourist board. Negrito José is a song that introduces kids to Candombe (the syncretic African religion) via a little boy who has learned to play the drum from his father, Negro José.  
"Play José Play
We want to sing, jump and dance
Let's start the party
Let's play the drums
And bring all the bright colors to life!"

World Music: Magdalena Fleitas, "Negrito José"

(Argentina) Magdalena Fleitas is an educator and musician who now directs her own kindergarten based in Buenos Aires. After extensive work with music therapy, she created a curriculum for her young charges centering on music as a learning tool, and her public shows are now recommended family entertainment by the Argentine tourist board. Negrito José is a song that introduces kids to Candombe (the syncretic African religion) via a little boy who has learned to play the drum from his father, Negro José.

Magdalena Fleitas is an educator and musician who now directs her own kindergarten based in Buenos Aires. After extensive work with music therapy, she created a curriculum for her young charges centering on music as a learning tool, and her public shows are now recommended family entertainment by the Argentine tourist board. Negrito José is a song that introduces kids to Candombe (the syncretic African religion) via a little boy who has learned to play the drum from his father, Negro José.  
"Play José Play
We want to sing, jump and dance
Let's start the party
Let's play the drums
And bring all the bright colors to life!"

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