Talie Monin And The World Jazz Compendium

Performance Details

Jun 13 2021
08:35 PM to 09:20 PM
The Box, Freespace, Art Park, West Kowloon Cultural District
Live Performances


Perfectly exemplifies the sound and music of Montreux Jazz Festival Award-winner Talie Monin and the World Jazz Compendium. This group’s talented members hail from all corners and nations of the world, joining together to create the very best in Jazz-African-World music.

Led by talented vocalist Talie Monin from South Africa, this group explores some of the most interesting and dynamic contemporary music in the world today.

Talie Monin beautfully mixes complex jazz harmonies with traditional African rhythms and plays traditional standards from the Great American Songbook while adding a host of original songs that highlight the versatility and reach of each player in the group.

Talie Monin studied jazz in Paris with some of the finest instructors and mentors in the business and has emerge as one of the most distinctive and in-demand vocalists on the scene today.

The Sizwe project repertoire spans musical styles representing different nations around the globe. Singing in her native Zulu, English or Portuguese, Talie extends her heart and soul to touch listeners with a captivating and dynamic presentation of songs.

Let's say a big HI to their new member: Halen, who was born in Madagascar and grew up in Hong Kong. Halen began his music study with guitar and followed by West African and Cuban music.

From left: Seynah (drums/ percussion), Talie Monin (vocal), Dante LaVelle (guitar/ vocal), Jimmy Pittman (bass), Roland Salcedo (piano/ keyboard)

New member: Halen Woo

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