London Lucumi Choir

I have been a bit quiet of late since I have been updating a new blog/ website for the Choir that I run and direct. The London Lucumi Choir’s new website/blog has up to date information about our history, performances, membership and also a blog looking at the challenges of running such an unusual choir. Follow us:   http://londonlucumichoir.wordpress.com/   Photo Credit: Angela Dennis

The importance of the right space

This is just a small post acknowledging the importance of the right space when performing with voice and drum. I often find that most spaces are not acoustically geared towards the performances of voice and drum. Usually the voices get lost and the drums become inaudible and without clarity. Using microphones is a necessary evil in large spaces and theatres and getting the right balance is imperative. every venue is different. The London Lucumi Choir performed on Thursday in a gallery in London’s Brixton. The acoustics were fantastic. Much had to do with the irregularity of the space. A perfect…