5 results for tag: World Music

Bret Higgins’ Atlas Revolt

The brainchild of the Toronto bassist Bret Higgins (Great Lakes Swimmers), Atlas Revolt was created as a vehicle for his original instrumental compositions. The band explores genre-defying music that draws inspiration largely from film scores, jazz, rock, surf, and elements of Eastern European, African and South American music. ... Read More

Way North

Way North is Petr Cancura (sax), Rebecca Hennessy (trumpet), Michael Herring (bass), and Richie Barshay (drums). Born out of the joy of playing together, Way North employs the shared love of jazz and improvisation as a means of exploring folk and world music. Expect to hear everything from the blues, old-time, Balkan and ... Read More

Michael Occhipinti

The Sicilian Jazz Project has been dazzling audiences world-wide with its intriguing mix of Sicilian folk material and the best elements of jazz, world music, funk, blues, and chamber music. Band leader and arranger Michael Occhipinti has assembled an all-star cast which features sensational Italian jazz vocalist Pilar. ... Read More

Sultans of String

Chris McKhool and the Sultans of String celebrate musical fusion and human creativity with warmth and virtuosity. The band’s thrilling genre-hopping passport of Celtic reels, Flamenco, Gypsy-jazz, Arabic, Cuban, and South Asian rhythms, has earned them two JUNO Award nominations, two Canadian Folk Music Awards, and a SiriusXM ... Read More

John Stetch

Putting his own personal stamp on each of his distinctive renditions, award-winning pianist John Stetch pushes the boundaries of his jazz and classical training to incorporate melodies from all around the world and across American culture: from Mozart to Ukrainian folk music to the theme from The Love Boat. Sponsored by Yamaha ... Read More