Music: The Universal Language
"The journey continues on in my music, to gain understanding of one another, towards the goal: ONE WORLD".
At soundcheck for the recent Africa Day gala at the Expo Centre in Edmonton
Batuki Music Society (in association with Afrique Nouvelle Musique) presents
THE HABARI FESTIVAL
"Songs of My Mother"
Harbourfront Centre, Toronto
Saturday, July 19
8:00 - 9:30 p.m., Main Stage
Sunday, July 20
Adam Solomon Trio
2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
All Events FREE!
November 2, 2013
ADAM SOLOMON RECEIVES ENTERTAINMENT AWARD
from Planet Africa
as a member of African Guitar Summit
Adam Solomon is known primarily for his unique African Renaissance Blues style.
Known as "The Professor", this Juno award-winning guitar maestro is highly acclaimed for the jazzy blues licks which infuse his traditional African blues sound.
GUITAR, KEYBOARD/PIANO LESSONS
$160 Four lessons (2 hrs max), $40 per lesson afterwards
Learn more about Adam
The ADAM SOLOMON TRIO
features Adam Solomon on guitar and vocals, bassist Conrad Henderson and Phil Caffery on drums.
"The Professor" Adam Solomon 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 CDs, Safari, Mti Wa Maisha and Rocket Express II: African Renaissance Blues. Adam Solomon is also a member of the Juno award-winning African Guitar Summit.
Conrad Henderson, a music educator from Melbourne Australia, plays acoustic and electric bass. He is adept in many styles including jazz, Latin, African, Caribbean, R'nB and funk.
Phil Caffery is 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.
Adam Solomon Trio
Adam Solomon (top), Conrad Henderson (middle), Phil Caffery (bottom)