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Yasmin Levy, Old Town School of Folk Music, Chicago, Il, November 4, 2009

Wednesday, November 4, 2009 | 8:30 PM
Gary and Laura Maurer Concert Hall :: 4544 N Lincoln Ave.
Yasmin Levy
Free ticketed event. $5 suggested donation.
_BOX OFFICE: 773.728.6000 for reservations_ (oldtownschool.org/concerts/2009/11/4_levy.html)

Yasmin Levy is the Ladino singer born in Jerusalem, Israel who has taken
Ladino music in new directions and to new heights on the international
stage. Yasmin has received numerous recognitions and has toured extensively
throughout the world including appearances at the WOMEX and WOMAD festivals.
She is on her debut tour of the United States with three previous U.S.
appearances in New York, Los Angeles and Seattle.
Yasmin is the daughter of the late Yitzhak Levy, one of the world's
leading scholars in Ladino music who spent his entire career collecting and
preserving the Sephardic music that was passed down orally from generation to
generation for over 500 years. Although her father passed away when she was
only one year old, the traditions passed from her father to her mother and
then to the young Yasmin are a testament to the survival of this endangered
art. Her widely acclaimed third album Mano Suave will be released in the
U.S. in September 2009.

Old Town School of Folk Music
4544 N. Lincoln Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625
ph(773) 751-3352

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