Led by the irrepressible musical firecracker that is composer, orchestrator, singer, accordionist Magda Giannikou, Banda Magda is a global romp through South American rhythms, jazz improvisation, and songs in six languages. Even if you don’t speak any of the languages they sing in, you are still transported into beautiful imagery with tales of love and devotion, as strong as the bonds between Banda Magda diverse musicians. (Greece, Japan, Argentina, USA, Colombia, Brazil, Turkey, Israel, UK)
Banda Magda is a community; their camaraderie shining with cross-pollinating melody and rhythm. . The rotating madcap fellowship has traveled to more than 22 countries in 5 continents combining whirlwind tours of music, invigorating transformative workshops and magical interactive moments led by Magda’s uncanny ability to engage the audience.
This performance is made possible by the Jazz Touring Network, a program of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation that has let Creative Alliance present such jazz artists as Dr. Lonnie Smith, Michael Mwenso, Ajoyo and many more….
SUN JUN 2 | 7:30PM | $18, $15 MEMBERS (+$3 at the door)