For the third yr, Tiny Desk live shows group up with globalFEST for an exciting on-line music pageant — Tiny Desk meets globalFEST.
Hosted by Angélique Kidjo, the collection echoes globalFEST’s reside flagship occasion in spirit however is centered within the framework of the Tiny Desk live performance collection. This collaboration presents unique video performances from 9 artists filmed of their respective homelands, on the highway and in exile all around the world. There will likely be three nights of live shows, every that includes three bands, on consecutive nights starting Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 8 p.m. ET. The globalFEST group wrote the next biographical details about every performer.
Septeto Santiaguero, Cuba
Septeto Santiaguero was based in 1995 by members of Melodías de Ayer, a gaggle fashioned within the early Nineteen Sixties, along with the Estudiantina Invasora and the Cuarteto Patria, had for over three a long time animated many a day and night time on the Casa de la Trova in Santiago de Cuba. In 1993 and 1994, quite a lot of younger musicians from different septets — resembling Sones de Oriente and Septeto Luz — joined Melodías de Ayer, and Fernando Dewar, a tres participant, took over the management of the group. In search of to return to their roots, the group determined to surrender the mambos and follow the self-discipline of the standard septet: guitar, tres, bongo, clave, maracas, acoustic bass and trumpet, with the addition of the drum, which it retained in honor of Arsenio Rodríguez. Within the Santiago de Cuba type, the 2 singers preserve the primary and second concord with equal emphasis. The group preserves and pays homage to one among Cuba’s most essential musical varieties, with a vitality demonstrating that the septeto custom remains to be contemporary and alive in Santiago de Cuba right now.
- Inocencio Heredia Castillo: “Y Sigo Pa’lante” Rudens Matos Matos: “Recuerdos del Ayer” Ignacio Piñeiro: “La Meneadera”
- Fernando E. Dewar Webster: tres, vocals Giraldo Bravo: güiro, vocals Inocencio Heredia Castillo: maracas, vocals Rudens Matos Matos: guitar, vocals Dairon Robert Salazar: bajo Gabriel Montero González: conga low, conga excessive, jam block Carlos Hazard Plana: bongos, cencerro, instruments Alain Brito: trumpet, vocals
- Producer: ALLEGRO Productions, Yanni Labori, Alexander Legro Assistants: Yasmany Dutel, Gustavo Savigne, Vivian Puebla Audio: Fernando Dewar Romero, Norge Matute Pelegrin, Damian Busqueta Mineto Director of Images / Digital camera 3: Adrian Rey Digital camera 1: Ray Mila Vega Digital camera 2: Freddy Miguel Particular due to Salón del Son en Santiago de Cuba, Centro de Patrimonio Cultural de Santiago de Cuba, Centro del Libro de Santiago de Cuba, EGREM Santiago de Cuba, Centro Cultural Interactivo ALLEGRO
Bia Ferreira, Brazil
Bia Ferreira is a Brazilian singer, composer, multi-instrumentalist and activist. Her music, which she defines as “MMP — Música de Mulher Preta,” discusses subjects resembling feminism, anti-racism and homophobia. She makes music that harnesses a mixture of funky beats, reggae and soulful ballad grooves whereas lyrically pushing her listeners towards the discomfort that generates “movemente,” or motion. Her lyrics have been described as “escrevivência,” a time period Conceição Evaristo makes use of to “inform our tales from our views.” It represents the subjectivity of a Black lady in Brazilian society.
- “Antes De Ir” “De Dentro do Ap” “Levante a Bandeira do Amor” “Aquela Moça” “A Conta Vai Chegar/Cota Não É Esmola”
- Bia Ferreira: vocals, guitar Maurilio Santiago dos Santos Nascimento “Pé Beat”: drums Mariana Lima Valim: guitar Erica Souza da Silva: bass
- Producer: Zeferina Produções, Rafaella Bonatti Audio: Dj Go Locadora, Renato Venom Video: Quixó Produções Route and images: Luan Cardoso Images: Camila Picolo Gaffer: Marcela Katzin Editor: Beatriz Dantas Particular due to Zeferina and Rafaella Bonatti, Erica Silva, Mari Lima, Pé Beat
Moonlight Benjamin, Haiti / France
Moonlight Benjamin describes her music as a mix of vodou and rock and roll. Born in Haiti and residing in France, she is each a vodou priestess and a strong singer-songwriter with a formidable vocal vary. Benjamin’s sounds are each thrilling and considerate.
- “Memwa’n” “Haut là Haut” “Bafon” “Taye Banda”
- Moonlight Benjamin: vocals Matthis Pascaud: guitar Matthieu Vial-Collet: guitar, backing vocals Quentin Rochas: bass, backing vocals Bertrand Noel: drums
- Producer: Ma Case Prod Audio: Frédéric Carayol, Mercredi 9 studio Video: Eric Allard-Jacquin Particular due to Raphael Chassin and Fabrice Absil (Absilone Applied sciences)
TINY DESK TEAM
- Artistic Director: Bob Boilen Audio Engineer: Josh Rogosin Collection Producer: Bobby Carter Modifying: Joshua Bryant Tiny Desk Staff: Marissa Lorusso, Hazel Cills, Ashley Pointer
- Co-Administrators: Shanta Thake, Isabel Soffer and Invoice Bragin 2023 Curators: Shanta Thake, Isabel Soffer, Invoice Bragin and Meera Dugal Occasion Producer: Ian Thake Host: Angélique Kidjo Authorized Providers: Tamizdat Authorized Providers: Duane Morris Video Manufacturing: Karim Tabbaa
- The Mellon Basis The Nationwide Endowment for the Arts NYC Division of Cultural Affairs
- Ken Umezaki Fabian Alsultany Steven Kirkpatrick David Komar
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