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Hatian drummer JonBern Thomas, center, plays alongside trumpist Amir ElSaffar, of New York City, left, and bassist Gregg August, right, as fellows with OneBeat rehearse on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at the Atlantic Center for the Arts in New Smyrna Beach, Fla. OneBeat is an intentional cultural exchange program that brings together over 30 young musicians from around the world to live together and write and perform music. The program is an initiative of U.S. State Department's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. (David Manning for The New York Times)

Hatian drummer JonBern Thomas, center, plays alongside trumpist Amir ElSaffar, of New York City, left, and bassist Gregg August, right, as fellows with OneBeat rehearse on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at the Atlantic Center for the Arts in New Smyrna Beach, Fla. OneBeat is an intentional cultural exchange program that brings together over 30 young musicians from around the world to live together and write and perform music. The program is an initiative of U.S. State Department's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. (David Manning for The New York Times)