Mika Karni & Kol Dodi Ensemble – Ganaul (Centaur)

Mika Karni - Kol Dodi EnsembleMusicians from Israel, Yemen, Ethiopia, & Morocco, led by Israeli vocalist (& violinist) Mika Karni, fuse traditional Jewish melodies & folk styles with North African musical elements, sung beautifully in Hebrew with a chorus backing. Note track #5 with Elio Villafranca on piano. Also Cyro Baptista contributes percussion. Title Ganaul means “sealed garden” in Hebrew. Thanks to DJ Laima for passing this on!

Video of the Ensemble playing live at the Kennedy Center, Washington DC

 

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