Yayo Serka Part I
This episode is the first half of a two-part interview with Chilean drummer Edgardo "Yayo" Serka. Yayo is currently the drummer/percussionist with Mexican pop singer Lila Downs and Beninese singer-songwriter Angélique Kidjo. He has also performed with Claudia Acuña, Bobby Watson, Frankie Paris, the Chico O’Farrill Orchestra, the gospel choir of the Walker Memorial Baptist Group, and various other artists. In this interview, Yayo speaks openly about his fascinating journey from Chile to Cuba to NYC and how it has shaped his indentity as a musician and as a person.