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Carina La Dulce is a world music singer and composer. She is a dreamer and invite you to dive into your dreams together with her music. She create it in her own style named Dream Ethno Soul and consisting of many beautiful colors of Flamenco music, Latin, African, Indian, Jazz, Rock - generally World Music. She shares beautiful ancient stories, witnessed in the infinite space of our soul and narrated by the universal language of our heart. The singer wins the hearts of the audience with her authentic voice, powerful energy and genuine sincerity. Carina was born in Moscow in the family of big jazz and blues fans and started singing with the support of her father who sings and plays the guitar. At the age of 15 she entered the famous Russian Academy of Theatral Art (GITIS) and started recording a rock album, she performed in projects of different genres till the moment she discovered the art of flamenco and decided to devote herself to it due to her great passion to the art of genius singer Camaron de Isla, to his unique inner freedom in music. When she moved in Granada and after that in Triana, the district of Sevilla, - the craddle of cante hondo - she started adopting this complicated art from traditional singers and old men who generously opened their secrets for her. She has performed in the big musical shows Flamenco: Inside and Outside, Picasso (Russia) and Gypsy Soul (USA)
A native of Zurich, Switzerland, Michael Vitali hit the New York music scene in 2002, shortly after graduating from Berklee College of Music. Though he arrived with little more than a change of clothes, a drum set and a voracious appetite for music, Michael immediately impressed his audiences and peers with his innate sensitivity and dynamism. The appropriately named Vitali maintains an astonishing performance schedule, with appearances in New York’s most popular venues, such as Fat Cat, Smoke, Cleopatra’s Needle and The Metropolitan Room, to name a few. Michael has toured throughout the US and Europe, he has recorded on several albums and performed live on WKCR. Steeped in jazz tradition, Michael is also known for his versatility
Hamza El Din is considered the father of modern Nubian music. He was born in Toshka, Nubia, Egypt. Hamza studied at King Fouad University (now the University of Cairo), then enrolled in the Popular University and at Ibrahim Shafiq's Institute of Music (Shafiq was renowned as a master of Arabian music and of the Muwashshah rhyme forms). Following graduation, he continued his studies at the King Fouad Institute for Middle Eastern Music, mastering the oud. Later, with an Italian government grant, he studied Western music and classical guitar at the Academy of Santa Cecilia in Rome. Next he emigrated to the U.S., where he lived and worked as a recording and concert artist, and taught as an ethnomusicologist in several American universities, including the University of Ohio (Athens), the University of Washington (Seattle) and the University of Texas (Austin)
I grew up listening to a wide variety of music. My mother, who was Indian, loved Beethoven Bach and Mozart, my dad who was English, was into Wagner, Bach, the Beatles, and Indian classical music. When I was a kid he used to take me to the all night Indian music concerts at the Albert Hall in London which had a big effect on me. Not just absorbing the form of the music, which starts slowly without rhythm, drawing you in in a psychologically expert way, and the virtuosity of the playing, but also observing the unique atmosphere in the hall, the relaxed but focused attention of the audience