4378Toronto, ON: This Saturday July 27th the debut of Adam Solomon's African Blues/Jazz Trio at Hirut Restaurant at 8:30 PM
- Jul 22, 2013Juno award-winning
guitar maestro Adam Solomon debuts his new African Blues and Jazz Trio on Saturday July 27, 2013 at Hirut Café located at 2050
Danforth Avenue, Toronto at 8:30 PM.
Adam Solomon sings in six languages, including Swahili, English, and Arabic. "The
Professor", as he is known in musical circles, is highly respected as
a lead guitarist and vocalist. He performs as a blues soloist as well as with
his band Tikisa, creating a unique sound that combines traditional and modern
coastal East African rhythms, fiesta, rumba, soukous, makossa and highlife
music. He has released three of his own CDs, Safari, Mti Wa Maisha and Rocket
Express II: African Renaissance Blues. Adam Solomon is a member of the Juno award-winning African
Guitar Summit and has recorded two albums with the group, titled African Guitar Summit I and II.
The African Blues
and Jazz Trio features Adam Solomon on guitar and vocals, bassist Conrad
Henderson and Phil Caffery on the drum kit.
Conrad Hendersonis an
electric and contrabassist and music educator from Melbourne Australia. He is
adept in many styles including jazz, Latin, African, Caribbean, R&B and
funk. He has performed in various parts of the world and for renowned events.
Cafferyis new to Toronto, moving from Providence, Rhode Island,
where he taught drums and performed regularly in clubs throughout New England.
He was trained in jazz and performed in concert bands and in pit orchestras for
numerous theater productions.
Hirut Caféspecializes in Ethiopian
cuisine, a friendly atmosphere and live music on the weekends. The café is a cozy room that holds a
maximum of 50 people. This is an opportunity for the audience to experience
music in an intimate setting, as well as interact with the artists. You will
not only enjoy the music and ambient atmosphere but also be able to eat healthy
and tasty Ethiopian dishes.
Date: Saturday July 27, 2013
Event: Adam Solomon Trio
Café, 2050 Danforth Avenue, Toronto (closest subway Woodbine)
Time: Open for dinner
from 7 PM / Show at 8:30 PM
donation $10 or PWYC (all proceeds to musicians)
Batuki Music Society
P.O. Box 68585
360A Bloor St. W.
"nurturing and strengthening cultural diversity through music and the arts."
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