Shamik & Cris Derksen: cello beats

Audio fusion of BeatBox and cello on a loopstation. One extraordinary duo! Live performed from TEDxVancouver.

Meklit Hadero: Soleil, Soleil

Hadero is a vocalist, songwriter, cultural activist, TEDGlobal Fellow, founder of the Arba Minch Collective. Hadero’s recent album is On a Day Like This. Born in Ethiopia, raised in the US and nurtured for the last several years in San Francisco’s rich arts scene, Meklit Hadero’s musical explorations span genres…

Karsu Dönmez: Turkish jazz

Karsu Dönmez (1990) is a pianist and singer from Amsterdam of Turkish descent. She is seen as a major talent in the field of jazz and is being called the Dutch Norah Jones. Young as she is, she has already performed in Carnegie Hall in New York twice, and played…