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  • Fri
    17
    Mar
    2017

    Alpen Klezmer


    Holzkirchen, Germany


    Bavarian Klezmer and Yiddish music at its best!

    Band Website

  • Sat
    18
    Mar
    2017

    Trio Yas


    Holzkirchen, Germany


    The powerhouse klezmer trio in Germany. 

  • Sat
    25
    Mar
    2017

    Guy Schalom & Tarek Bitar (Concert + Workshop)

    2pm-11pm

    Dilton Marsh Memorial Hall, Westbury, Wiltshire, BA13 4DT


     

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    12pm-1:45pm - NEWLY ADDED: Rhythmic Awareness & Tabla Solo Interpretation - Live Music Workshop from Guy Schalom.  Internalise the major Egyptian dance rhythms and gain confidence improvising to them, learn to interpret the musical signals tabla players use to indicate changes in the music and learn how to indicate your wishes to the musicians during performance.

    Contact Kathryn to book your place: KathrynToyne@hotmail.co.uk

    2pm-5pm - SOLD OUT - Tarab Song Workshop for Dancers - Interactive dance session from Guy Schalom and featuring Tarek Bitar on oud and vocals on this soulful and emotive style of Arabic music.  A detailed look at the key musical stuructures and archetypes of classical Arabic vocal music plus time to practice and develop a stronger feeling for this beautiful style. 

    7:30pm-11pm - Middle Eastern Night (Concert & Banquet) - Join Tarek Bitar and Guy Schalom in a rare and intimate duo format for an Arabic party like no other.  Optional Middle Eastern banquet.  

    Contact Kathryn for tickets: KathrynToyne@hotmail.co.uk

  • Sun
    26
    Mar
    2017

    Baladi Blues Academy - Practice Session

    2pm-6pm

    Haverstock School - Performance Hall, 24 Haverstock Hill, Chalk Farm, London, NW3 2BQ, United Kingdom
    Nearest Undergound Station: Chalk Farm


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    Back by popular demand - the Baladi Blues Academy - Practice Session will be hosted by Guy Schalom and Lebanese master out-player and singer Tarek Bitar and offers dancers and musicians a unique opportunity to:

    - prepare for auditions, competitions and other performances
    - practice improvising with world-class Arabic musicians
    - gain a better understanding of Arabic dance music (classical, Baladi and other folk styles)
    - have fun, meet like-minded people and
    - take your dancing/musicianship to the next level

     This is what you can expect:

    -Plenty of time to practice beginnings, endings and tricky musical corners
    -Detailed and clear explanations about the music
    -YOUR choice of music (please ask in advance)
    -Valuable constructive feedback from the musicians
    -Up to 4 hours of live music
    -A supportive and empowering environment among like-minded people who put dance and music FIRST.
    -Limited numbers

    This challenging work requires supportive people who share our ethos. That ethos is critical to all our education and development work - the music and dance come first with no exceptions. 

    Cost: £68 for the full session (2pm-6pm)

    Booking: Please contact the Baladi Blues Academy HERE to register.

     

  • Sat
    01
    Apr
    2017

    Baladi Blues Unplugged : Featuring Sonia Ochoa - TBC

    Doors 7:30pm / Music 8pm

    Address: The Cockpit, Gateforth St, Marylebone, London NW8 8EH

    Nearest Stations: Marylebone / Edgware Rd


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    Click Here for Tickets

    Guy Schalom and Egyptian quarter-tone accordionist Magdy Tewfik return to London following a string of sell-out Baladi Blues Unplugged shows last year - again featuring dancer Sonia Ochoa (Bellydance Superstars).  Also featuring dancers Hannah Mi AnisAnna Kemper and Angelina plus special guest Glenn Sharp on guitar and oud.

  • Sat
    22
    Apr
    2017
    Sun
    23
    Apr
    2017

    Beat It! Music & Dance Workshops - DE


    Tanzstudio Upswing, Aschaffenburg 63877, Aschaffenburg, Germany


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    Details + Booking

    Live Music Workshops from Guy Schalom:

    Rhythmic Awareness & Tabla Solo Interpretation - Live Music Workshop

    Musicality, Performance Skills & Improvisation (MPI) - Live Music Workshop
     

  • Sat
    06
    May
    2017

    Live Music Practice Session

    1pm-4pm

    Exeter


    Prepare for performances and improve your confidence with live Arabic music.  

    With Guy Schalom and accordion master Magdy Tewfik.  

  • Sun
    07
    May
    2017

    Live Music Dance Workshop - The Next Level

    12-3

    Weymouth, Dorset


    Theme: Live Music - The Next Level

    Combining his ground-breaking teaching methods, his Egyptian dance music expertise and his passionate, joyful style, Guy Schalom will encourage participants to step out of their comfort zone, expand their repertoire and re-think their approach to dance.  
     
    The workshop will be accompanied by Egyptian accordion master Magdy Tewfik as well as Guy Schalom on darabuka.  

  • Thu
    15
    Jun
    2017
    Sun
    18
    Jun
    2017

    Baladi Camp - Oslo, Norway


    Oslo, Norway


    Benefit from a whole weekend studying Baladi with Guy Schalom and dancing to live music.   Sessions accompanied by accordionist Gamal el Kordi and Guy Schalom himself.  Hosted by Maikki Fonneløp and Studio Orient. 

    Limited places.  Tickets and booking info coming soon.  

  • Sun
    16
    Jul
    2017
    Sat
    22
    Jul
    2017

    Yiddish Summer Weimar - Instrumental Course


    Weimar, Germany


    Join Guy Schalom and a host of internationally acclaimed musicians and scholars at this annual course for musicians wishing to improve their Klezmer, Arabic and World Music skills.

    http://yiddishsummer.eu/main/workshops.html

  • Sun
    06
    Aug
    2017
    Fri
    11
    Aug
    2017

    Klezfest London


    SOAS, University of London, Thornhaugh St, Russell Square 

    WC1H OXG London, United Kingdom


    Learn to play and dance klezmer music with world-class teachers.  

    Booking and info HERE.  

  • Mon
    07
    Aug
    2017
    Fri
    11
    Aug
    2017

    Tants, Tants, Tants

    10am-5pm (Each Day)

    SOAS, University of London, Thornhaugh St, Russell Square 

    WC1H OXG London, United Kingdom


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    Exclusive East European Jewish dance course directed and led by Guy Schalom.  Accompanied throughout by the superb Trio Yas

    More info and booking details HERE.

  • Fri
    08
    Sep
    2017

    Joglaresa - In Concert


    Clerkenwell, London, UK


    “Early music’s bit of rough” directed by Belinda Sykes. 

    www.joglaresa.com

  • Sun
    10
    Sep
    2017

    Colbert Hamilton & The Nitros


    Northampton


     

    The Rockabilly legend returns.  

  • Sat
    23
    Sep
    2017

    Joglaresa - Nuns & Roses "Plugged" Set

    8:45pm - 1am

    Corpus Christi College, Oxford, UK


    “Early music’s bit of rough” directed by Belinda Sykes. 

    www.joglaresa.com

  • Fri
    20
    Oct
    2017
    Sun
    22
    Oct
    2017

    DanceDate - Frankfurt


    Frankfurt


    High-class Egyptian dance event in one of Germany's most vibrant cities.  Dance workshops from Marta Korzun (Ukraine). 

    Info here: www.dancedate-frankfurt.com

  • Thu
    26
    Oct
    2017
    Fri
    27
    Oct
    2017

    Tabla-Tastic!! Riq + Frame Drum Residential with Adam Warne

    Start 7pm Thursday / End 4pm Friday

    Benslow Music, Hitchin


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    Download the booking form HERE

    Following last year's successful pilot course, we are delighted to announce the specialist course dedicated to Arabic tambourine (riq) and frame drum  taught by percussion wizard Adam Warne.  

     

  • Fri
    27
    Oct
    2017
    Sun
    29
    Oct
    2017

    Tabla-Tastic Egyptian Drumming Residential

    Start 7pm Friday / End 4pm Sunday

    Benslow Music, Hitchin


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    Please download the info sheet and booking form HERE.  

    Guy Schalom's 4th annual Egyptian drumming residential is now open for booking!  Join Guy and guest teachers for 3/4 intensive days of Egyptian drumming. “Artistry is not built on chance” (Dave Hassell).

    This year we are again planning an extra day focusing exclusively on RIQ and Frame Drum (Click here for the Riq Course) as well as intensive sessions working with melody and dance.

     

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