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JMI Online: My Sweet Canary Ensemble (GWMF)
JMI are proud to partner with Gibraltar World Music Festival to bring you a series of exclusive pre-recorded live concerts.
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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:
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.