Kelowna Collective Invitations Viewers To Expertise “New Jazz” – Okanagan
The Kinfolk Nation Kelowna collective invites you to join them in building a new world on your next gig.
“[With] Kinfolk Nation we are trying to build a nation where people help each other to get the most out of their lived experience, ”said the co-founder of the Trophy Ewila collective.
The collective consists of Ewila, Lady Dia and Randy Jernidier.
“Kinfolk is really about that soulmate … it helps us overcome race, and it’s like we agree that when our spirits unite, you are Kinfolk,” said Dia.
In their upcoming online appearance on April 30th, they will introduce the audience to what they call “the new jazz”.
“It’s the art of freestyling with a backdrop of Caribbean culture and African music – all of which mixes with the chords of jazz as we know it,” said Jernidier.
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“There is complete freedom to express yourself with any instrument, in any way you express yourself, and this is our way of expressing that.”
Her performances are a mixture of spoken word, music and dance. Where they invite the audience to indulge in their ever-evolving work.
“[Our songs are] is no longer sung the way it was last week, because with this piece you allow how you feel at the moment, the piece doesn’t belong to you, it lives too, ”said Dia.
Discover Kinfolk Nation and “the new jazz” on Friday April 30th by tune into the livestream on the Rebellious Unicorns website.
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