The fusion of two great musical traditions, jazz and classical Indian music, is exactly what you can expect to find in abundance on May 25 at the Caravan World Rhythms Masters of Wind concert featuring three world class musicians: American jazz saxophone player George Brooks, Indian bansuri player Ronu Majumdar and Indian tabla player Ramdas Palsule. [Read more…]
For Doug Masuhara, growing up as a third-generation Japanese Canadian in East Vancouver didn’t provide much opportunity to experience traditional Japanese culture. [Read more…]
On April 27, Palestinian composer and musician, Simon Shaheen, stages a performance that connects music and revolution. [Read more…]
On any given day or night along Granville Street, you will see and hear the city come alive. From drunken revelers, to panhandlers, to painters, to buskers, Granville Street is home to some of the most interesting folk in town.
Musician Aubrey Sixto and filmmaker Kirk Moses, both of Trinidadian descent, are organizing Vancouver’s first steel-pan community band. [Read more…]
I cannot imagine living without music,” says one of Vancouver’s most versatile guitarists, Celso Machado, who will be performing at this year’s MusicFest Vancouver. He says that “if there is no music, there is the sound of nature.” [Read more…]
The accordian can be heard played around the world to a variety of music, be it French songs, polkas, Jewish music, and even heavy metal. [Read More...]
Vancouver is two custom agents and 4,452 kms away from Jalisco’s capitol of Guadalajara. We are a city with stores whose only major connection to Mexico is freezers full of tortillas. [Read More...]
Street music in Kinshasa, Congo is supplied by the handicapped, and a few years ago Florent de la Tullaye and Renaud Barret, two French film-makers exploring the urban jungle, were introduced to a group of polio victims, who played and performed on their motor tricycles. [Read More]
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