Flamenco lovers are in for a treat this week on Sunday, February 7th. The Daniel and Adrian Volovets duo, known for their inventive compositions/arrangements in flamenco as well as classical, Brazilian, and jazz music, are collaborating with the Twin Cities Flamenco Artists Co-op for a night of fiery flamenco. Don’t miss this innovative performance from local talents and guest artists from Spain. We talked to dancer Sachiko “la chayí“ and musician Daniel Volovets in advance of the show.
A message from Adrienne Dorn, Executive Director of The Cedar Cultural Center and The Cedar Cultural Center Board of Directors...
Leon Russell is a music legend and perhaps the most accomplished and versatile musician in the history of rock 'n roll. In his distinguished and unique 50 year career, he has played on, arranged, written and/or produced some of the best records in popular music.
Maryan Mursal leads a workshop with the University of Minnesota's "Music, Society, and Cultures" class. Mursal performs one of her favorites, Qaw, a song she wrote over fifty years ago, taking everyone back in time to her teenage years when she would dance the night away in her favorite Somali night clubs.
On Saturday, audience members got down to a special evening living room performance by the one and only Mother of Somali Jazz, Maryan Mursal. Accompanied by a Somali band including a percussionist, guitarist, and keyboardist, Mursal brought out the groove in everyone, generating laughs and smiles from all those in attendance.