- Repertoire Folk and popular songs in some dozen languages from Europe, the Americas, Northern Africa and the Middle East
- Available as Solo, trio and ensemble
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Edery… handled languages and stylistic details impeccably.
— Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Master singer, guitarist and musical folklorist Gerard Edery draws from a globetrotting range of musical styles…plaintive baritone and awe-inspiring guitar virtuosity.
— The Austinist
Like the ghost of a medieval minstrel Gerard Edery strums his guitar and sings hauntingly.
— Norwich Bulletin
Edery’s rich forceful baritone, the instrumental and percussion back-ups and sultry vocals add up to passionate and virtuoso musical experiences.
— Ottawa Bulletin
His utter ease is more likely the product of the same self-assurance and relaxation that make him comfortable singing in a dozen different languages, playing guitar in a multitude of styles and negotiating more than a half-millennium’s worth of Sephardic cultural history.
— The Jewish Week
Treasures of World Song traces the surprising and exotic musical synergies to be found in some of the world’s great oral traditions. A diverse and fascinating program of folk and popular songs in some dozen languages from North and South America, France, Spain, England, Ireland, Greece, Turkey, Morocco and The Balkans, will tell a rich musical story and promote the cause of cross-cultural appreciation and understanding. From joyous hymns of celebration to poignant ballads of love, from flamenco-inspired pieces to holy works of praise, Gerard’s instrumental virtuosity, rich baritone and masterful arrangements will create an unforgettable musical experience.