Ladino Singer Yasmin Levy Performs Traditional Judeo-Spanish Music at Cal State LA
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9 of us drove to eat at Korean BBQ, in Korea town, that took us about 10 min or so to arrive to. If your in such a large group I suggest breaking it up in two to be seated much faster, also read rules as restuarant we sat at charged for meat left over by the pound? We also ended choosing the 9.99 menue each and somehow ended up paying a $20 gratuity fee, that unless it was written in Korean we did not know about prior, nor told about. This turned out to be less than what we normally would have tipped., hidden fees are just not fun.Marat Daukayev Ballet Theatre's The Nutcracker dining • Dec 20 2013 star this tip starred
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I attended this event and walked out after Yasmin sang 4 songs. Why? I was so wanting to see and hear who I thought would be so fantastic. First of all the half of the show was another woman singing and it was oh so boring and not what I paid for. Then after the intermission Yasmin Levy begins. Her songs and singing became so monotonous and the music was sooooo much of the sameness I looked at my friend who was now sleeping from boredom and said let's go. I talked this up so much after hearing one of Yasmin songs on public radio that I am actually thinking how could this woman with not much energy and the same wailing sing so much of the same thing???
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Yasmin’s voice, once heard, never forgotten.
Born in Jerusalem in 1975, Yasmin Levy was introduced to Ladino singing and culture from a very young age. Her father was the leading figure in the world of research into and preservation of the Judeo-Spanish culture, dating back to the 15th century in Spain. Today, it remains one of the most moving and romantic musical traditions of all times.
In her deep, spiritual and moving style of singing, Yasmin preserves and revives the most beautiful songs from the Ladino/Judeo-Spanish heritage, mixing it with Andalucian Flamenco.
Yasmin’s debut album Romance & Yasmin created a stir amongst world music lovers across the globe. Her more recent album La Juderia, featuring Ladino and Flamenco music in her unique emotive style confirmed her status as one of the most promising new artists on the World Music scene.
During 2006, Yasmin appeared widely touring in countries as diverse as the UK, Canada, Mexico, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Belgium and Latvia .In 2004, she performed at various international festivals and events including WOMAD Singapore, Forum Barcelona, and the BBC’s New Year’s Day concert in London. In 2005 she toured the UK, Europe and the USA, including appearances at London’s Ronnie Scott’s and WOMAD festivals in the UK and Spain. In November 2005 she appeared in the most important music TV show in the UK Later with Jools Holland and in December closed the year with her debut performance at New York’s Carnegie Hall.
Her new album, Mano Suave, is released in October 2007.
Yasmin has been nominated for the BBC World Music Awards in each of the past 3 years.