musicbeat.org

About

musicbeat.org is the website of Craig Thomas, a musician who lives part time in the Bay Area of California and part time in Manatí Puerto Rico.

Contact

For more information, please send an email to info@musicbeat.org

Current Projects

Craig Thomas, a musician who lives part time in the Bay Area of California and part time in Manatí Puerto Rico, is always active in a couple of bands, and often has additional projects as well.

Madeleine Zayas y Fernando Torres

Madeleine Zayas and Fernando Torres present music from throughout the Americas, combining original compositions and great works that are rooted in the people and places of South America, Central America, and the Antilles. Their collaborations have names including Madelina y los Carpinteros, Madelina y su grupo, and other names according to the occasion.

Craig Thomas plays cuatro puertorriqueño, and guitar, and small percussion.

Manantial

The artistry of Tomás Enguídanos is the foundation for Manantial, performing original material and favorites from the Americas.

Craig Thomas plays cuatro puertorriqueño and guitar.

La décima y la decimilla

Craig Thomas has a fascination with the Spanish language poetry of décimas and decimillas in the context of música típica of Puerto Rico. The music that accompanies a décima is called a "seis", and the music that accompanies a decimilla is called "aguinaldo". This is the driver of pursuits in Manatí, Morovis, Orocovis, San Juan, and throughout the archipelago of Puerto Rico.