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Event Archive - Cesaria Evora, Tcheka

Mon. June 11th 2007 8:00pm doors at 7:00pm @  Royal Theatre (All Ages) 8:00pm doors at 7:00pm
$60.25/$50.25
Tickets at: Victoria Jazz Society, Royal Theatre, Lyles Place
Presented by: Victoria Jazz Society

Cesaria Evora

The undisputed empress of the worldbeat charts, two-time Grammy nominee, Cesaria Evora has truly earned those frequent comparisons to Edith Piaf and Billie Holiday. Hailing from Cape Verde, an archipelago off the coast of West Africa, Evora sings in the traditional morna style, which is like Portuguese fado filtered through the rhythms of Brazil an... more info

Tcheka

Tcheka Following the success of the great Cesaria Evora, Manuel Lopes Andrade, otherwise known as Tcheka, is a leading light in the new generation of Cape Verdean musicians. Playing his guitar in the batuque style, Tcheka transposes beats that are usually played on percussion, bringing us a blues that is lunar, arid, and grandiose, like the land... more info
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