3X JUNO Award Nominees SULTANS OF STRING release their 10th Anniversary Vinyl Retrospective, entitled 10

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 20, 2017 3X JUNO Award Nominees SULTANS OF STRING release their 10th Anniversary Vinyl Retrospective, entitled 10 [Toronto ON]  For the past 10 years, 2017 JUNO Award nominees and triple CFMA winners Sultans of String have thrilled audiences with their global sonic tapestry of Spanish Flamenco, Arabic folk, Gypsy-jazz, Cuban rhythms, … More 3X JUNO Award Nominees SULTANS OF STRING release their 10th Anniversary Vinyl Retrospective, entitled 10

Composer, Pianist Arash Behzadi to Perform at the Bali Spirit Festival March 19th to 26th, 2017

TORONTO, March 16, 2017 /CNW/ – Toronto-based New Age composer and pianist, ARASH BEHZADI will return to Bali for a command performance at the coveted Bali Spirit Festival from March 19th to 26th, 2017 after his successful three sold out shows in January. The musical narratives from Behzadi’s newly released CD, WITH CLOSED EYES, will … More Composer, Pianist Arash Behzadi to Perform at the Bali Spirit Festival March 19th to 26th, 2017

All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Book Review Title: All The Light We Cannot See Author:  Anthony Doerr Imprint: Scribner Published: 2014 Pages: 544 ISBN: 978-1-5011-0456-5 Stars:  4.0 I am not usually drawn to novels set during World War II.  Maybe it’s because I am half German, and have no desire whatsoever to read anything about Hitler, particularly now that we are living in a political … More All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Sultans of String’s 2017 JUNO Nomination & 10th Anniversary Tour – AB/BC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 7, 2017 Canada’s genre-bending string slingers SULTANS OF STRING take their 2017 JUNO nomination & 10th Anniversary & Tour to a host of Alberta & BC venues this Spring! “Your set was sensational. Loved it.” Peter Yarrow (Peter, Paul & Mary) “Chris McKhool and the boys are fantastic!” Bob Ezrin (Producer–Pink Floyd. … More Sultans of String’s 2017 JUNO Nomination & 10th Anniversary Tour – AB/BC

The Light of Their Lives by Boris Glikman

  It was perhaps inevitable that some bright spark in the Research and Development Department of a certain, internationally famous company would, during a brainstorming session, come up with the idea of a beverage consisting solely of pure light. The essential concept behind it was simplicity itself: Why, in these modern, fast-paced times, go through … More The Light of Their Lives by Boris Glikman

Juno Nomination for Maria Dunn for Traditional Roots Album of the Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 7, 2017 Today, the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) together with CTV announced this year’s Juno nominees. Maria Dunn is thrilled to receive a nomination in the Traditional Roots Album of the Year category for her sixth independent recording Gathering (released April 2016). This is Maria’s second nomination … More Juno Nomination for Maria Dunn for Traditional Roots Album of the Year

Sultans of String Garner JUNO Nomination for World Music Album of the Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 7, 2017 Canada’s genre-bending string slingers SULTANS OF STRING garner 2017 JUNO nomination for World Music Album of the Year for their feast of raucous reels, ragas ‘n’ rumbas, SUBCONTINENTAL DRIFT [Toronto ON]  Canada’s genre-bending string slingers SULTANS OF STRING garner a JUNO nomination for World Music Album of the Year at … More Sultans of String Garner JUNO Nomination for World Music Album of the Year

The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom

Book Review Title: The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto Author:  Mitch Albom Imprint: Harper Paperbacks Released: October 25, 2016 Pages: 368 ISBN-10: 0062294431 ISBN-13: 9780062294432 Stars:  5.0 Once in a very blue moon a book comes along that is so unique and wonderful, no – downright magical – that it immediately becomes one of the best books you’ve ever … More The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom

Maria Dunn Wins Edmonton Music Prize for Her Album Gathering

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 30, 2017 MARIA DUNN WINS EDMONTON MUSIC PRIZE FOR HER ALBUM GATHERING   Maria Dunn won the top Edmonton Music Prize on Thursday evening at the Garneau Theatre for her 2016 album Gathering. The annual award is sponsored by the City of Edmonton through the Edmonton Arts Council, and administered by Alberta … More Maria Dunn Wins Edmonton Music Prize for Her Album Gathering

Sultans of String Hit Billboard Charts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 25, 2017 Canada’s genre-bending string slingers SULTANS OF STRING hit BILLBOARD CHARTS for their feast of ragas, reels ‘n’ rumbas, SUBCONTINENTAL DRIFT [Toronto ON]  Canada’s genre-bending string slingers SULTANS OF STRING hit the coveted Billboard Charts (World Music) for their feast of ragas, reels ‘n’ rumbas, Subcontinental Drift, featuring special guest/sitar master Anwar Khurshid … More Sultans of String Hit Billboard Charts