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JMI: Judith Cohen Sephardi Song Workshop, London, UK, Jul 23, 2008

Judith Cohen’s Sephardi Song Workshop
Discover the mysteries of Sephardi music and learn how to play and sing traditional Judeo-Spanish songs with expert, Judith Cohen (Canada) in a workshop on Sephardi songs and rhythms.

As well as a general overview of the music of the Sephardi Jews, Judith will concentrate on traditional performance with hand percussion and lament singing in the Sephardic tradition. Other areas that she will cover include a background on genres of songs (ballads, life cycle, general); west (Morocco) and east (former Ottoman) traditions; traditional and new approaches. The workshop will also include a discussion on subjects such as older and newer approaches to Sephardi music.

Followed by a Sephardi music jam from 8:00pm (please bring your instruments).

6 – 8pm
SOAS, Thornhaugh Street, London WC1H 0XG
£12 / 7.50 concessions
020 8909 2445
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