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A Modest (Violin) Proposal at TEDxBrussels

On January 28, 2014, Posted by , In feature: violin, By ,, , With No Comments

Soundcloud Exclusive: A Modest Proposal violin instrumental piece by Greg Brosofske at TEDxBrussels.

Tom Thumb: Beatbox Brilliance at TEDxSydney

 Tom Thum: Armed with just a microphone, Thum pushes the limits of the human voice to create incredible soundtracks of impossible beats and phenomenal sounds, with scratched vinyl, the Michael Jackson back-catalogue, the didgeridoo and an entire fifties jazz band amongst his vocal repertoire. Thom’s performance was one of few…

Paul Kelly at TEDxSydney

Paul Kelly is one of the most significant singer/songwriters in Australia. Here’s his solo rendition of one of his best-loved songs, chosen as the final performance of TEDxSydney 2011. As well as issuing an enduring body of work with his own bands, Kelly has recorded film scores (Lantana and the…

Darden Smith at TEDxAustin

On January 19, 2014, Posted by , In acoustic,country, By ,,,,, , With 3 Comments

In a stirring performance, acclaimed singer and songwriter Darden Smith shares — and sings — his journey from aspiring rock star to song writing champion for those struggling to regain their voice, among them soldiers just returning from war. Add this performance to your library via the TEDx Music Project on…

Hyperpotamus at TEDxMadrid

Hyperpotamus is a troubadour of the 21 century, he gives voice to his music all around the world. Armed with microphones and a loops pedal, Hyperpotamus rejects cheap effectism and tricks. Using the primary element of voice and dancing at the shadow of the melody and the rhythm, Hyperpotamus chisels…

Nneka at TEDxIkoyi

On April 9, 2013, Posted by , In acoustic,solo, By ,,, , With No Comments

Critically acclaimed singer/song-writer Nneka‘s voice strikes an eerie balance between rage and pain as she offers commentary on key social issues. To share her personal story, she performs “Suffri” and “My Home”, which were inspired by “life’s big questions” she explains. Performance begins at 2:50. Live music from TEDxIkoyi in Nigeria, 2012.

Mikael Mutti at TEDxSalvador

The music begins at 2:30. Born in Salvador, in 1974, Mikael Mutti is a Pianist, arranger and music producer. Self-taught, he began playing professionally at 12 years old. At 19 he began to dedicate himself to recording albums and at 22 was already working in the studios as an arranger and creator…

Henock Temesgen on bass

On April 2, 2013, Posted by , In feature: guitar, By ,,, , With No Comments

Henock Temesgen is a bass guitarist, passionate musician, co-founder and teacher at the African Jazz School in Addis Ababa and a leading figure in the Ethiopian Music scene. Performance at TEDxAddis.

Bobby Singh with Damini Darbar: tabla and tanpur

Bobby is an internationally renowned tabla player, talented and skilled in both traditional Indian classical music and cross cultural genres, lauded throughout Australia and internationally for his work with acts that straddle the divide between tradition and modernity. Performance from TEDxSydney.

Garrett Borns: Time Flies at TEDxGrandRapids

Finding inspiration for music and lyrics from within and around the world, singer/songwriter Garrett Borns performs his eclectic fusion of sound, story and wordplay. Add this performance to your library via the TEDx Music Project on Soundcloud. Live performance at TEDxGrandRapids.