Itjam (Wettermix-3_1_08) 1.mp3
“Singing is the true mother tongue of all human beings, for it is the most natural & simplest way in which we are there undividedly and can open up our hearts – together with all our experiences, our emotions, our hopes.”
Saturday, June 16, 2012
TIME :: 6:30PM – 8:15PM
LOCATION :: National Center for the Preservation of Democracy – Democracy Forum
For more information :: http://www.mxroots.org/live-event-2012/
Golden Bridge Community Choir
Maggie Wheeler is a well known actress & entertainer. Here in the U.S and internationally, Maggie has appeared on numerous television shows and in films as well . She is best known for her work as the character of Janice on NBC’s hit series Friends. Maggie has also worked extensively in the field of animation. She is a singer/song writer/choir director and dynamic workshop facilitator & has been teaching vocal workshops in and out of Los Angeles for the past 15 years.
The Golden Bridge Community Choir is in it’s 5th year. We are a non-auditioned, multi-generational choir seeking to create a world in which we listen deeply to those around us, celebrate diversity, trust in our voices and bring them forward to build community.
Affectionately known by his fans in Asia as “Jambo”, vocalist/ multi-percussionist/choreographer/ dancer/storyteller Emile Hassan Dyer was raised in France and Senegal where he was influenced at an early age by the rhythms and music of West Africa. Emile brings a multicultural perspective to music, drawing on his Cherokee and African heritages while performing the percussion instruments and vocal styles of many cultures.He has worked with such luminaries as: Babatunde Olatunji, Bobby McFerrin, Kevin Locke, Titos Sompas, David Darling, Glen Velez and Jim Scott, as well as Art Baron of the Duke Ellington Big Band. Emile uses vocal and body percussion as well as drums from around the world and extensive vocalese in his musical creations.