TBFF LIVE PERFORMANCE SERIES - Day 4

Music Artist: Waleed Multi-instrumentalist, composer, vocalist, producer and film maker, Waleed was born in Sudan. He began performing at the age of 6. In Sudan, Waleed was known for bringing traditional rhythms into popular music. When he left Sudan at age 18, he performed, recorded and toured extensively, appearing at major music festivals in Stockholm, Copenhagen, Frankfurt and Oslo as well as in Finland and Iceland. He demonstrates his versatility on guitar, bass, drums, harmonica, kirin, darabhuka, marimba, congas, djembe, dumbek and tama and has been invited to perform in festivals and conduct workshops (merging music and movement) in Spain, France, the UK and Portugal. Waleed is one of the 12 resident artists at Soulpepper Theatre . He has also played and recorded with David Clayton Thomas, the Motown Legend Band “The Drifters”, Doug Riley, Jackie Richardson, Jully Black, Deborah Cox and Zaki Ibrahim. Waleed is the film director of the awards winning documentary "Let’s Find A Way" and has been music director of a series of shows at the Caliban Arts Theatre (Freedom Live), Inner Stage as well as with various dance companies. He has also composed and produced music for several TV shows as well some main stream movies and is the winner of a "Canada New Pioneer Award" in 2011.Waleed is a Music teacher at Humber College. https://www.facebook.com/KushEnsemble/ Spoken Word Artist: Lamoi Award winning spoken word artist, published poet and arts educator Lamoi continues to be a force to reckoned with in the GTA. A Change Agent to art and culture she has been an active spoken word artist since 2008, performing on various stages, and facilitating workshops and throughout Toronto, and the Peel Region. Recognized as one of 100 Black Women to Watch in Canada for 2015, and winning the 2016 Brampton Citizen’s Award for Arts Acclaim, the artist par excellence is determined to create new paradigms while defining her own normal— and in the process, encourages others to be and do the same. www.lamoisimmonds.com  

Events in that serie

Feb 14, 2019 - 10:00 PM
Art Square Cafe

Feb 15, 2019 - 10:00 PM
Art Square Cafe

Feb 16, 2019 - 10:00 PM
Art Square Cafe

Feb 17, 2019 - 10:00 PM
Art Square Cafe