From Morocco to India, Wolrd Musicians Collaborate in Stunning Spirit of Fes
The last date listed for Spirit of Fes was Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006 / 8:00pm.
The evening features medieval music vocalist Susan Hellauer of Anonymous 4 and Aruna Sairam, one of India’s most respected Carnatic vocalists, accompanied by Lebanese-American percussionist Jamey Haddad. Gerard Edery of Morroco, a classically trained baritone, is considered one of the leading interpreters of Sephardic song and has performed at major venues and festival throughout North America. For this performance, he will be accompanied by Zafer Tawil (from Palestine) on oud, and Haddad on percussion. The Daqqa of Taroudant are Morrocan craftsmen and keepers of Sufi traditions dating back to the 8th century. They combine music, chant, dance and percussion into performances that are important religious and social events in the city of Taroudant.