West Vancouver Memorial Library presents Meklit

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West Vancouver Memorial Library

“Hadero’s sound is a unique blend of jazz, Ethiopia, the San Francisco art scene and visceral poetry; it paints pictures in your head as you listen. ” – NPR

Born in Ethiopia, raised in the U.S. and nurtured by San Francisco’s richly diverse arts scene, acclaimed singer-songwriter Meklit Hadero embodies multiple worlds. Her music’s influences range wide – from the jazz and soul favourites she grew up on; to the hip-hop and art-rock she loves; to folk traditions from the Americas and her forebears’ East African home. She gained national attention with her 2010 debut album, On A Day Like This, which features her original songs and traditional Amharic melodies. Since then she has collaborated with artists including African hip-hop project CopperWire and R&B artist Quinn DeVeaux, as well as playing to sold-out houses at the SFJAZZ Center and beyond.

For more information about Meklit please visit her website at www.meklitmusic.com

For more information about this event please contact us at 604-925-7400 or visit our website at www.westvanlibrary.ca

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