Ladies of Midnight Blue are an Afro-Latin percussion & brass duet comprised of Hannabiell Sanders (Bass Trombone, African & Latin Percussion and Composer) and Yilis del Carmen Suriel (African & Latin Percussion). They create a powerful and upbeat fusion which reaches deeply into trance drum rhythms to create a melodic sound that inspires dancing and audience participation.
Their music consists of powerful and upbeat combinations of percussion, brass, vocal chants, and mbira arrangements. The Ladies of Midnight Blue have performed all over the world for various festivals, charity benefits, peace rallies, and protest marches. In the last 10 years they have been workshop facilitators and guest artists for youth programs, grade schools, universities, and community organizations. Their art and music workshops focus on community building and raising awareness concerning issues of inequality on all levels.