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Som Bit
Established in 2010 in Cuernavaca, Mexico, Som Bit is a sextet that combines the traditional sounds from across Central and South America with Jazz and Funk to create a wholly new sound. Led by Heidi Von Son (dancer/percussionist) and Dario Abdala (Percussionist) the music of Som Bit is as much about rhythms as it is about dance and together they create a high energy live show that bridges both artistic practices.
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Som Bit Body Percussion Workshop


Som Bit teach a fun and engaging workshop for the whole family. Learn the moves that make noise in this Latin American inspired body percussion workshop!

Based out of Mexico, Heidi Von Son and Dario Abdala travelled across Central America and South America to learn traditional music and dances such as Konkoba, Dundunba, Kassa, Guinee fare and Marakatu. The music of Som Bit comes from both the roots of traditional Latin American rhythms and from travelling the routes that interweave within Central and South America. 

Join Som Bit for a full performance on WestJet stage!

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