Storytelling through Music with MZAZA

August 18, 2017 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Boonah Cultural Centre (Boonah)
Boonah QLD 4310

Storytelling through Music – 3  Workshops with Mzaza

MZAZA is one of the most unique bands coming out of Australia today. The impressive musicianship of MZAZA – deftly realised with accordion, violin, percussion, double bass and Flamenco guitar – embraces diversity, the old and the new, the familiar and the foreign, through timeless melodies. It is the timelessness of the music and stories that fuels an intense live show, an unforgettable musical journey that has enraptured audiences at MONA FOMA, Queensland Music Festival, Cygnet, National and Woodford Folk Festivals, and visited airwaves internationally. Jaw­-dropping technique, unique compositions and captivating shows have earned Mzaza supports for the likes of Yasmin Levy (Israel) and DJ Click (France).

Best Song [World] and two High Commendations in the Queensland Music Awards
2015 Best Song [World] and one High Commendation in the Queensland Music Awards 2016

Over the years Mzaza has worked with community music groups and choirs across Australia and at major festivals to teach European and Balkan songs and to introduce unusual rhythms and scales in a series of incredibly fun workshops.
Participants will be invited to perform a song or two with the band as part of Mzaza’s The Children of the Road performance on Saturday 26 August @ The Centre Beaudesert.
Bookings for workshops essential – or call 5540 5050.

Instrumental Workshop with Mzaza
Friday 18 August @ Boonah Cultural Centre     5.30 – 7.30pm
Join Mzaza’s talented instrumentalists for a fantastic workshop on Balkan dance tunes! Bring your musical weapon of choice, get ready to embrace crazy time signatures, and delve into energising songs from Turkey, Greece, Bulgaria  and Macedonia.
Bookings for workshops essential – or call 5540 5050.  Workshop ticket includes entry to performance.

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