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Roots, Rhythms,Testimonies: Brina, Tom Pow and Marty Hailey

Sunday 26 May, 2019 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Sun 26 May, 7.30–9.30pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite.

Jamaican roots reggae singer Brina is one of Scotland’s undersung talents, whose music fuses elements of her cultural and musical heritage using Reggae, Nyabinghi and other musical styles from the global African Diaspora.

Tom Pow is one of Scotland’s most accomplished poets and tonight he offers Transfusion his extended poem in praise of Muhammad Ali and Nelson Mandela, which brings in elements of travel writing from visits to Africa separated by twenty years. Marty Hailey is an endlessly versatile composer and musician who has worked with Brina and Pow to bind both their talents together in a night of song and deep-rooted story.

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Date:
Sunday 26 May, 2019
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Venue

The Fruitmarket Gallery
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Phone:
+44 (0)131 225 2383
Website:
http://fruitmarket.co.uk