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4378Toronto, ON: This Saturday July 27th the debut of Adam Solomon's African Blues/Jazz Trio at Hirut Restaurant at 8:30 PM

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  • Batuki Music Society
    Jul 22, 2013
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      Juno 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. 
       
      Phil
      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
      Location:Hirut
      Café, 2050 Danforth Avenue, Toronto (closest subway Woodbine)
      Time:      Open for dinner
      from 7 PM  /  Show at 8:30 PM
      Cost:       Suggested
      donation $10 or PWYC (all proceeds to musicians)
      Info:       nadine@...
       
       
      Batuki Music Society
      P.O. Box 68585
      360A Bloor St. W.
      Toronto, ON
      M5S 1X0

      nadine@...

      www.batukimusic.com

      "nurturing and strengthening cultural diversity through music and the arts."  

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