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Mar
13

When music stirs something inside you: Canadian aboriginal cello

posted on March 13th 2013 in Inspiration & Music with 0 Comments

It’s just few times in life that you listen a music that stirs something very deep and hidden inside you . This is one of those cases. It took me a while to discover who was the artist (I discovered her for the music of the CBC program 8th Fire), but take 3 minutes to listen to her music

Cris Derksen is a young half-cree (one of the largest groups of First Nations/Native Americans living in Canada) classically trained Canadian cellist whose captivating melodies and steadfast baselines have captured the attention of local and international audiences. She is a diverse musician, easily melding into hip-hop, rock, folk, country, or whatever type of music to bring an intense ball of musical passion to her work.

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