Beverly Botsford – Percussion

Beverly BotsfordBeverly Botsford is a cross-cultural percussionist, blending music, movement, and spoken word in solo and ensemble presentations.  Embracing drumming traditions of Africa, Cuba, South America and her native North Carolina, Beverly weaves colorful rhythmic tapestries with her infinite array of collected and homemade instruments.  She has worked full time as a professional musician since 1978.  Her experience includes work with the African American Dance Ensemble, American Dance Festival, as well as hundreds of school and community residencies, performances and workshops. She brings decades of global music experience, touring with Grammy nominated, jazz vocalist, Nnenna Freelon in major venues around the world. Highlights include the Kennedy Center, the Hollywood Bowl, Lincoln Center as well as many performances in Europe, Africa, Brazil, Asia and North Carolina!

Performing July 16