World Music School Open Mic

September 16, 2022
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World Music School (WMS) Open Mic at the Helsinki Open Waves 

A 40 min live show, moderated by Pedro Aibéo, chairman of the WMS at the Helsinki Open Waves in Caisa. Every 4th Wednesday of the month at 16:00 Finnish time.

The show invites musicians to talk about their work and lives and play live music. The goal is to promote local artists, preferably from foreign backgrounds and around world music. The interview is done in different languages (EN, PT, DE, ES, FR).

Alevtina Parland has been playing klezmer since the age of thirteen. She is one of the few European trumpet players who currently specialize in Eastern European Jewish folk music. Parland is doing her masters at the Global Music Department of the Sibelius Academy, and heading to Istanbul for an exchange this autumn. In her latest project “A Khaver Fun Gan Eydn”, Parland is bringing together artists from various genres and art forms, merging klezmer, amapiano, visual arts, dance and electronics into a unique transgenerational show. On this podcast two wonderful team members will join: young, upcoming dancer Sakhina Makunganya with an expertise in afrofusion and the rising South African dance genre amapiano, which she will be talking about, and accordionist, pianist, singer and composer Tommie Black-Roff, who will join on accordion for the live set.


Producer & Host: Pedro Aibéo
 Alevtina Parland, Sakhina Makunganya, Tommie Black-Roff
Sound recording, editing & live streaming:  
Bailey Polkinghorne

*The audio piece was recorded at the Helsinki Open Waves performance & recording room located at Caisa.

**The views expressed in this audio piece and texts are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the view of Helsinki Open Waves.  

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