Carlos is Wemba's Musical Director. 

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Carlos with  his okonkolo bata


He has an extensive resume of accomplishments 

including composing the  music for:


 The Broadway production of "Bring in Da Noise, Bring in Da Funk"  


George Wolfe's production of "The Tempest" 

  He worked with Ann Pollack  and Magica on their

 recent CD, "Worlds Collide",  

 Spirit Ensemble

He has also worked  with:


 Garth Fagan(choreographer of the Lion King).


Rosie Perez


Mambo Macoco


Jellybean Benitez


Carlos and other Wemba members are currently in

 the studio producing Wemba's first CD. 

Carlos also plays regularly with two local bands,

Blue Food and a new Latin-Jazz band 

Mambo Ki-Kongo

He also sits in on local Celtic Jam Sessions,

and plays extensively for religious ceremonies.  

He is a Tata in the Kongo belief system of Palo.


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