[imc-ottawa] MONTREAL: Sounds of Solidarity: Sunday! Tadamon Annual Fundraising Concert.
christoff at resist.ca
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Date: Tue, 15 May 2007 11:39:34 -0700 (PDT)
From: Tadamon! <tadamon at resist.ca>
Sounds of Solidarity
Tadamon! Annual Fundraising Concert
SUNDAY, MAY 27th, 8pm
LA SALA ROSSA
Join Tadamon! for an annual funding raising concert to support our ongoing
organizing efforts to build solidarity with movements for social & economic
justice between Montreal, Lebanon & the Middle East.
---> Including Performances from:
HASSAN el-HADI BAND: Moroccan rhythms and North African musical traditions.
LA BANDA DE GAZA: Revolutionary Latin-American music ensemble.
IAN FERRIER: Montreal spoken-word poet
GADJI-GADJO: Klezmer and Tzigane musicians of Quebec.
MC PREACH ANKOBIA: Montreal based MC
NARCYCIST: Iraqi MC formally of the hip-hop group Euphrates.
NORMAN NAWROCKI & STEFAN CHRISTOFF: A piano & violin duo.
IAN FERRIER: Spoken-word Poet from Montreal.
Information: tadamon[at]resist.ca / 514 664 1036 / http://tadamon.resist.ca
---> Biographical Information on Performers:
* Hassan el-Hadi Band: An accomplished composer, songwriter and singer, as well
as an impressive Oud player. Originally from Marrakesh, Morocco, where diverse
musical & cultural traditions merge, el-Hadi's performance will draw
inspiration from traditional Lebanese songs and include multiple local
musicians rooted in both Jazz and Middle Eastern musical traditions. Info:
* La Banda de Gaza: An ensemble of six musicians including violin, double-bass,
percussion, guitar, key-boards and accordion. La Banda de Gaza is front-lined
by Iqi Balam who brings biting, politically charged lyrics to the group's
electricity of musical rhythms from Latin America, African percussion and
* Ian Ferrier: A writer, poet, journalist and audio artist. He started working
on performance literature for audiotape almost 20 years ago. He tours
occasionally, and currently collaborates on spoken/music pieces with various
musicians both locally & internationally. Ian is the former President of the
Quebec Writer's Federation.
* Gadji-Gadjo: A lively musical ensemble rooted in Klezmer and Tzigane
traditions, which unites six Montreal musicians, who play originally composed
pieces, while also utilizing traditional melodies and rhythms. Info:
* MC Preach Ankobia: Hard hitting MC, who performs regularly with the Kalmunity
Vibe Collective. Info: http://myspace.com/preach514
* Narcycist: Iraqi hip-hop artist formally of the Montreal-based hip-hop crew
Euphrates. Narcycist is known and recognized internationally for his rhyme and
rhythms representing the internationally Iraqi Diaspora. Info:
* Norman Nawrocki & Stefan Christoff: A dynamic musical duo, who will be
performing on violin and piano respectively, developing musical narratives
rooted in Balkan tones and melodies. http://www.nothingness.org/music/rhythm/ /
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