The three inseparables comrades! Les Gaillards d’Avant they are a group fueled by a thirst for adventure and folklore. Moyo, the tireless banjo man, Yolain the bench accordionist and Louis the bass baritone are the founding members of this trio of sailors. Their rough arrangements, relive the moods and the atmosphere of the taverns of the past. Their reinterpretations of the melodies of the past allow to obtain a perfect cocktail to combine travel stories, parties and music.
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The Chveneburebi folk group consists of 9 members. Each of them comes from different parts of Georgia, which helps them maintain the village tradition and way of singing. With the exception of singing, each member of the group can dance and play Georgian folk instruments. Each of them can sing all three voices and is distinguished by a special vocal timbre.The Chveneburebi regularly organize folk expeditions to the regions of Georgia. They work on the discovery of ancient folk songs, their different variants and their introduction into society. They also work on archival recordings of Georgian folk songs. The group has also successfully traveled abroad. In fact, from the foundation until today, the Chveneburebi have performed in various countries of Europe and Asia.
Trio Manouche are arguably the UK's best-loved gypsy swing ensemble, playing music impossible not to love with infectious energy, virtuosity and joy. They reside in many of London's best live music venues and have performed for some of the world's most glamorous private parties and events. Celebrities, reviewers, industry press and private clients lined up to shower them with praise, with Sting, Guy Ritchie, KT Tunstall and most recently Jools Holland among their fans.
Diablo Suelto was born with the idea of creating a musical and theatrical artistic project that can take their show around South America from large stages to city squares. The music that the group offers ranges in large part of the vast repertoire of music and traditions present in South America and especially in Chile. Unique band of absolute quality that has led them to play all over the world enjoying enormous success and acclaim. wherever they performed. The band is made up of 11 elements mostly winds and percussion.
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From swing / dixie to jazz, blues, soul, funk, afrobeat, rock, pop, disco, lounge, Italian, bossanova, tropicalismi, latincumbia and electro / idm. Warm and soft electrodiscodance.
The Dobronotch band was formed in France in 1998 by the meeting of various Russian musicians driven by the desire to create something unique and special. The group now based in St. Petersburg mixes traditional Russian music with Slavic and Kletzmer music. An explosive mixture suitable for any type of concert. From big festivals to small clubs, the group is guaranteed fun.
Duo Ruut is a cross between two friends, but above all of two musicians of quite different backgrounds and tastes. After receiving new inspiration from the folklore of their ancestors, in 2017 Katariina Kivi and Ann-Lisett Rebane found themselves sitting together, holding an Estonian zither. On the one hand, it was simply the meeting of different circumstances, but on the other hand it was the result of a long period of experimentation and academic study. The new instrument was a fresh start for the duo, as it offered many options for inventing and mastering new techniques. Composing on an instrument places very narrow limits, so it has become the main challenge for the Duo Ruut.
The Amrat Hussain trio is the heir to a musical knowledge perpetuated for seven generations by a prestigious family of Indian musicians. The three brothers originally from Jaipur, Rajasthan, present the classical and Soufi repertoire of northern India. The group is made up of Amrat Hussain and Teepu Khan at tablas and canto, and by Sanjay Khan at harmonium, kartaals (Indian castanets) and singing. Their musical language, imbued with virtuosity, meticulousness and elegance, takes the viewer into a fantastic universe. the great mastery of their art and the complicity on stage allow a great expressive power, a rare intensity.
The Warsaw Village Band was created in 1997 as a response to the narrowness of the music scene which they believed was leading to the destruction of human dignity. That's why they turned to their roots in search of musical inspiration exploring the folklore and archaic sounds of their ancestors.
Sona Jobarteh is Kora's first virtuoso female professional to come from one of the Griot dynasties of West Africa. Her lineage has a formidable reputation for renowned Kora masters, the most prominent among them being her grandfather Amadu Bansang Jobarteh and her cousin, the legendary Toumani Diabaté. Sona is renowned for her prowess as an instrumentalist, her distinctive voice, infectious melodies and grace on stage, and she quickly achieved international success as a top performer. Demand for Sona Jobarteh's live performances has skyrocketed in recent years and 2019 has seen her perform at some of the world's most famous festivals and venues such as the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, WOMAD in Australia and New Zealand and the Symphony Space in New York City, while also performing throughout Europe, China, Africa and Canada. Sona has the unique ability to touch audiences from all over the world and from all backgrounds and cultures, while attracting the attention of presidents and royalty alike. Her captivating play has proven to be popular everywhere, and with a repertoire that exudes accessible sophistication, her demographic is ever-expanding. As a singer, Sona has starred in award-winning films such as the Hollywood film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom and The First Grader, the latter winner of the "Discovery of the Year" award at the Hollywood World Soundtrack Awards in 2012.
A sound journey around the world, starting from the origins up to the most contemporary transformations.
The Neckarganga group was born in February 2014 from the meeting in the "International Music Center Ashram" in Varanasi, of the musicians Peter Hinz (percussion) and Steffen Dix (Saxophone) with Keshav Rao Naya and his son Sandip Rao Kewale, both teachers of tabla. The young Sitar teacher Shyam Rastogi joins the quartet. The complete band including bass player Jonathan Sell formed in July 2015 in Mannheim. Thanks to the support of the city of Mannheim and “the Oriental Music Academy” the band presents its first project to the public. In 2016 their first album entitled „Innaad“ was released and in 2019 their second work was released.
(Brasil / Switzerland / Serbia)
In this concert, with his warm, deep and hoarse voice the singer and Mc Paulistano Dom Lampa tells us the stories of great Brazilian artists. In addition to his songs, Dom Lampa interprets the works of artists known all over the world such as Jorge Ben, Tom Jobim, Sivuca, Noel Rosa, and works by lesser known masters outside Brazil, such as Adoniran Barbosa, Luiz Gonzaga, Alceu Valença and 3 do Nordeste. A musical, cultural and even political journey, from the North to the South of the country. An intimate show that brings us echoes of simple and lively music.
After taking his first musical steps through the study of the violin, he was attracted to the world of percussion of Indian, Arab, African, Afro-Cuban and Brazilian tradition. His interest in ethnic music leads him to travel, learning from masters of distinct traditions, defining himself as a multi-instrumentalist. In 2015, in addition to earning a master's degree in music therapy, he began composing for theater and dance by merging electronic music with the handpan.
Goran Stojadinovic is a Serbian accordionist who has been living and working as a musician in Switzerland for over thirty years. Currently artistic leader of the Balkan Lovers group, he is also the accordionist of the Ticino singer-songwriter Marco Zappa.
In 2016 Goccia di Voci from Ticino celebrated its first 20 years of activity. Currently the choir is made up of 50 voices, from 20 to 75 years old. Oskar Boldre's approach to chorality is characterized by vibrant interpretations: the voice becomes an instrument and the rhythmic component takes on great importance. Each piece is arranged by the conductor and adapted to the staff, reinterpreting the original version. The intent is to restore the joy received by learning the songs to music and concerts. The peculiarity of the arrangements is to use the voices as a timbral orchestra.