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Treasures of World Song

A Culturally Eclectic Mosaic of Song

  • Repertoire Folk and popular songs in some dozen languages from Europe, the Americas, Northern Africa and the Middle East
  • Available as solo, guitar and vocals
    duo/trio
    larger ensemble
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Treasures of World Song
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Edery… handled languages and stylistic details impeccably.

— Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Austinist

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

Norwich Bulletin

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

The Jewish Week

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 explores the 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.

Through Gerard’s instrumental virtuosity, rich baritone and masterful arrangements accompanied by his ensemble of virtuoso musicians, this unique musical exploration will transport audiences to distant lands to experience some of the world’s most colorful cultures.

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