Instruments of the People


Classical guitar and percussion duo
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Internationally celebrated musicians, Francisco Roldán and Danny Mallon, come together to create a multicultural music experience.
This eclectic duo presents a variety of styles including Bambuco, Blues, Danza, Joropo, Porro, Tango and more, showcasing music from Columbia, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Spain, the United States and Venezuela.
Instruments Of the People, formed in 2009 by Roldán and Mallon, encompasses the global pairing of guitar and percussion throughout the ages. These easily obtainable instruments allowed a way for people to gather together and create music in communities around the world. IOP is a reflection of this living tradition and the people who continue to create a rich tapestry of musical culture.

Traditional Repertoire

The program features compositions by Luys Narváez, Gaspar Sanz, Joaquín Rodrigo, Isaac Albéniz, Frederico Moreno-Torroba, Rafael Landestoy, Charlie Byrd, Leo Brouwer, Antonio Lauro and more!


Performed groupmuses (2)

Rooftop, Percussion 🥁 and 🎸 guitar!

  • Sunday, August 25, 2019, at 1:00 PM
  • Long Island City NY

This groupmuse happened almost 3 years ago

Snap Out of It - Put a Spring in Your Step!

  • Sunday, March 31, 2019, at 4:00 PM
  • Inwood, Upper Manhattan

This groupmuse happened over 3 years ago