Archive for 'Music'

Joyful music from Madagascar with Donné Roberts Band

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 9pm @Gate 403, 403 Roncesvalles Ave.

Daniel Janke

  Composer and multi-instrumentalist Daniel Janke first became known in the Canadian world music scene with his CD releases Big Dance [1989, featuring Holly Cole] and In A Room [1995]. He has since recorded with numerous artists including Bruce Cockburn, [Breakfast In New Orleans, 1999], Montuno Police, George Koller, Fawn Fritzen and others.  His most […]

LA OTRA ORILLA (the other shore)

  Works by acclaimed La Otra Orilla are recognizable for their unique and radical approach to flamenco, reflecting an absolutely trans-disciplinary vision. Based on the collaboration between dancer and choreographer Myriam Allard and singer-director Hedi Graja, this company embodies and celebrates the timeless and universal appeal of flamenco. The artistic directors rely on their in-depth […]

Linlin Wang

Linlin Wang graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in 2004, studying with Erhu master Professor Guotong Wang. In 2003 she toured with the Academy’s Chinese ensemble to Singapore and Malaysia. From 2004 to 2010, she was a member of the Guangdong National Chinese Orchestra. In 2005 and 2006, she was also a […]

Ron Korb

(www.ronkorb.com) Flutist Ron Korb has been travelling and collecting indigenous woodwinds from Europe, Asia, and South America for years. His compositions are steeped in the diverse cultural traditions and experiences of his travels and his upbringing in Toronto. In 2014 Ron Korb represented Canada at The Shanghai International Arts Festival’s Canadian Culture Week along with […]

Trinity Mphoeng

Trinity Moletlanyi Mphoeng, is a talented songwriter, composer, recording artist, entertainer and stage performer. He is also an economist by profession. Trinity started his music life about a decade ago when he teamed up with a colleague Joel Rebaone ‘Ntsoro’ Keitumele, the then presenter of the BTV program Melodi ya Kgalaletso (Local Gospel show), the […]

Rasselas

Rasselas is an Ethiopian-born music artist who is emerging out of Canada. He currentlyresides in Toronto where he recently released his new album “Injera Music” now in stores and  iTunes.  His  style  is  mainly  composed  of  Hip-Hop  music  mixed  with  traditional Ethiopian  music.  He  performs  in  English  and  Amharic,  and  soon  will  make  his  French […]

Quique Escamilla

Quique Escamilla was born and raised to a family of six in the warm, tropical southern lands of the state of Chiapas, Mexico. He started singing at the age of four at his family reunions. At the age of six in a crowded restaurant and accompanied by the in-house six-piece Mariachi band, he performed a […]

Sultans of String

2010 JUNO Award nominees and “Canada’s ambassadors of musical diversity” Sultans of String thrill their audiences with their global sonic tapestry of Spanish Flamenco, Arabic folk, Cuban rhythms, and French Manouche Gypsy-jazz, celebrating musical fusion and human creativity with warmth and virtuosity. Fiery violin dances with rumba-flamenco guitar while a funk bass lays down unstoppable […]

Mosno Al-Moseeki

www.mosno.net  Mosno Al-Moseeki, the 3rd World Rocker, is a singer/songwriter Native of Sudan, currently living in Baltimore, Maryland. He uses Arab-poetic lyrics, with a Middle-Eastern style of alternative rock. He calls it Desert Eclectic.  His new concept album “Novella”, is a semi auto-biographical fairy tale of his cultural migration from East to West, which features many […]

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