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Singer Jah’Mila, who will appear as soloist in the Reggae Roots concerts

Grades 4-8

Reggae Roots
Tue, Apr 11–Wed, Apr 12, 2023 Roy Thomson Hall

Explore the evolution of Jamaica’s most famous export, and discover the people, sounds, and stories of the musical movement that grew to influence music around the globe. Jamaican-born, Halifax-based vocalist Jah’Mila finds her groove with Barrett Principal Education Conductor and Community Ambassador Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser and the TSO in a program that reflects on the social, cultural, and spiritual importance of the magical musical genre that has shaped Jamaica and touched the world.

This concert lasts approximately 55 minutes with no intermission.

To access teacher resources for Reggae Roots, please visit our friends at the National Arts Centre Orchestra.

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Tuesday, April 11, 2023
Roy Thomson Hall at 10:30am

Tuesday, April 11, 2023
Roy Thomson Hall at 12:30pm

Wednesday, April 12, 2023
Roy Thomson Hall at 10:30am

Wednesday, April 12, 2023
Roy Thomson Hall at 12:30pm

Program to Include:

Bob Marley/arr. Christopher Palmer

No Woman No Cry

Sister Nancy

Bam Bam

Jhamiela Smith & Richard McNeil/arr. Aaron Davis

Chant Their Names

*Subject to change


TSO Barrett Education Conductor & Community Ambassador Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser

Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser

conductor & host
Vocalist Jah’Mila