b'Ravid Kahalani (Founder / Composer / Leader & Vocalist) has become an important star in the Israeli music scene. Ravid was drawn to music first and foremost through his love for African-American soul and blues, roots music and traditional religious songs. Ravids diverse singing talent instilled an enthusiasm for the music of the Sahara and North Africa. In 2010 Ravid created Yemen Blues and has since won awards and earned critical acclaim around the world. Itamar Doari (Percussion) specializes in traditional Middle Eastern percussion such as frame drums and dahol, tabla and many other instruments. Itamar started to play at the age of 6 and by the age of 15 he was already performing in large-scale productions across the globe. Today he is also known as having one of the best and most unique percussion set-ups in the world. He has performed and recorded with top musicians such as Idan Raichel, Avishai Cohen, Bery Saharof and many more.Rony Iwryn (Percussion /Arranger / Producer) is a Latin percussion artist born in Uruguay. Rony takes his music source from his roots, leading to a natural connection to World Music. Rony has played and.recorded with renowned artists including Ofra Haza, Idan Raichel, David Broza, Gidi Gov, Yoni Rechter, Lara Fabian, and Shirel.Shanir Blumenkranz (Bass, Electric Bass, Oud, Gimbri) was born in Brooklyn, NY to Egyptian and Polish parents. At the age of two he was given his first instruments: pots and pans from the kitchen and a three-string guitar. Since 1999, Shanir has been featured on over 30 releases on John Zorns Tzadik record label, producing and arranging many of the bands he works with, including Rashanim The Gathering, Edom Hope and Destruction, and Pitom Blasphemy and other Serious Crimes. Shanir has performed in concert halls and festival stages all over the world, recently joining Yo-Yo Ma for a US tour playing oud and bass with the Silk Road Project. TICKETS LOCATION$36 / $54 Holy Blossom Temple CLICK Centre for Ars & CultureHERE TO 416-789-3291 ext. 24 1950 Bathurst Street PURCHASEThis event presented in partnershipwith Holy Blossom Temple Centre for Arts and Culture45'