Tag: World Music

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Moshe Denberg of Tzimmes reflects on the band’s new album ...

The Road Never Travelled – which commemorates the 35th anniversary of the Vancouver-based Jewish music ensemble Tzimmes – is a joyous musical odyssey and celebration of Jewish music from around the globe. Band leader and founder Moshe Denburg explores the ...
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Juno nominated Arabic singer Maryem Tollar is your Green candidate ...

For fans of world music in Canada, Maryem Tollar is practically a household name. She has sung lead for platinum-selling artist Jesse Cook on songs such as “Beyond Borders” and “Quadduka L Mayyas.” She was the vocalist on the theme ...
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Don’t miss this celebration of women artists featuring Tamar Ilana, ...

There is a fabulous free online concert coming up March 28 in honour of International Women’s Day featuring some incredible Toronto talent:  Latin jazz-pop vocalist Amanda Martinez, global flamenco artist Tamar Ilana, Juno nominated Arabic singing sensation Maryem Tollar, indie ...
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Valentine’s Day will see the premiere of a new tango ...

Is it possible to create a new tango ballet while trapped in a small room during the COVID-19 lockdown? “We couldn’t leave our apartment in Buenos Aires,” remembered Alexander Richardson, choreographer of the London, ON-based PointeTango dance company.  Alexander and ...
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Sultans of String is holding an interactive livestreamed concert for ...

Once again, multi-award winning Canadian band Sultans of String will Zoom into audiences’ homes to help them pass the time through the continued COVID-19-related restrictions we’re all facing — this time with a live virtual concert this tomorrow, Jan. 23! ...
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Sultans of String’s ‘Refuge’ is raising awareness of the world’s ...

For their latest release, Canadian world music collective Sultans of String set out to raise awareness of the nearly 26 million refugees currently stateless and away from their homes in a project centred around the positive contributions of new immigrants. ...
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Briga – ‘Tabou’

Briga has certainly come a long way since her early days with the Rembetika Hipsters and les Gitans de Sarajevo. Since the release of her debut solo album, Diaspora, in 2009, the Montreal-based violinist and multi-instrumentalist of Quebecois and Polish ...