Photo: Steel Sensations

Long Island Traditions and the Growing Love Community Garden in Manorhaven are pleased to present a free picnic concert featuring Steel Sensation, a Trinidadian steel drum band based out of Freeport, Long Island. The program will take place on August 29th from 1:30 to 4:30 pm at the Growing Love Community Garden at 40 Manorhaven […]

Long Island Traditions partners with East Meadow Public Library in presenting the great Luis Cordero on October 22, 2020 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. In 1973, Luis formed his first band playing merengue, bachata and boleros in Santo Domingo. Merengue is a traditional type of dance music accompanied by the tambora and güira. Bachata is […]

Jose Santiago

Jose Santiago – The Bomba Master of Long Island Drum maker Jose Enrique Santiago, known as “Bomba Joe,” always had an affinity for the drums. “When I was in kindergarten in the Bronx there was a little red snare drum in the back of the classroom, and when the teacher said to go get an […]