Ember Swift - Original Compositions Live @ Modernista

Last Updated: 17/07/2018 | Posted by: Modernista
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Date
December 8, 2017
Time
10PM
Email
modernista@modernistabeijing.com
Website
http://facebook.com/modernistabj
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Venue Name
Modernista
Address
44 Baochao Hutong, Dong Cheng District
Phone
136 9142 5744

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Happy to announce that one of our favourite ladies will take over our stage for a beautiful music Friday filled with original compositions!


Canadian born and Beijing based artist Ember Swift started writing songs at the age of nine, stage performing year later and released 12 albums and 1 DVD project since 1996.


Since she fluently speaks Mandarin and once was a student of Chinese language and culture, her music also melds these two traditions. It features lyrics in Mandarin, English and French and the arrangements feature both Western and Eastern instrumentation.


Specifically known for her unique, jazz-influenced guitar playing and elastic vocals, additional styles include folk, jazz, swing, R&B, funk, pop, folk-rock, and blues.


Her band, assembled in Beijing, includes Anthony Vancore from US on the drums, the UK’s Jack Lecomber on bass, Israel’s Yoav Volansky on keys, and China’s Wang Ya Qi on the erhu. They are five people who come from four different parts of the world but w

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