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JMI Online: My Sweet Canary Ensemble (GWMF)


Thursday 4th March
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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JMI are proud to partner with Gibraltar World Music Festival to bring you a series of exclusive pre-recorded live concerts.

Press play above at 7.30pm

This week we pay tribute to the Greek Jewish vocalist Roza Eskenazi, the Queen of Rebetiko – the Greek Blues.

Recorded at Gibraltar World Music Festival 2013 the concert features:

Mor Karbasi
Yota Nega
Mehtap Demir

The ‘My Sweet Canary’ concert ensemble was established during the years 2009 and 2010, complementing the production of the Musical Documentary Film ‘My Sweet Canary’, a musical and cinematic journey through the life and music of the queen of the Rebetiko music, Roza Eskenazi, directed and produced by Roy Sher.

The Sweet Canary Ensemble and is a tribute to Roza Eskenazi, the Turkish/Greek singer who sublimed the Rebetiko style music from the thirties to the seventies.  Three Divas – one Turkish, one Israeli and one Greek – will perform together on stage with their 12 musicians in a celebration of colours and languages.

Read about Roza Eskenazi here and in The Guardian here

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