The Playing For Change Band is on the road this summer, and they're coming to Sweden!
Don't miss Grandpa Elliot, Clarence, Tula, Titi, Mermans, Jason, Keiko and the gang in Malmö and Helsingborg!
Friday, 29 August 2014
This band (watch a preview here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XAdx82ztCg) is a unique fusion of influences and talents from around the world, and these passionate musicians will have you out of your seat dancing one minute and move you to tears the next. Grandpa Elliott, legendary street musician from New Orleans, sings alongside Clarence Bekker (Netherlands), Titi Tsira (South Africa), Tal Ben Ari “Tula” (Israel), Jason Tamba (Congo), and Mermans Mosengo (Congo). The rhythm section features Vasti Jackson (USA) on lead guitar, Juan Carlos Portillo (Venezuela) on the bass, Peter Bunetta (USA) on drums, Keiko Komaki (Japan) on keyboards.
The Playing For Change Band has collaborated with artists such as Toots & the Maytals, Ziggy Marley, Jackson Browne, Jimmy Buffett, Babaa Maal, and Tinariwen. The band has been featured on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno and has played for audiences of over 30,000 people in Brazil. After extended world tours in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013, the Playing For Change Band is back on stage for a world tour in 2014 with shows throughout the United States, Europe, Latin America, and Australia. Several live videos of the Playing For Change Band are available on the website, so check them out to get an idea of the inspiration this band brings to their live performances. This is truly a worldwide band performing all over the globe.
About Playing For Change: Playing For Change is a movement created to inspire and connect the world through music. The idea for this project came from a common belief that music has the power to break down boundaries and overcome distances between people. Read more here: www.playingforchange.com/about.
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