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The Monday Mashup -- Kenji Williams & Bella Gaia

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Music has the power to bring people together, building bridges between cultures by a common language. In a world that is fracturted and fragmented, pried apart and polarized, it's the musician who stitiches it back together with harmony, melody and rhythm as the golden thread.

World music, a term used to describe a form of music that uses elements form different musical traditions emerged in the 80's when artists like Peter Gabriela and Brian Eno began to tap into African music and fusing it with synths and experimental soundscapes.

Today's guest, Kenji Wiliiams continues in that tradition and takes it into the 21st Century.

Kenji is a multi-instrumentalist, but is classicaly trained on the violin, which he uses as his main instrument in "Bella Gaia" a multi-media journey into various cultures and people from around the globe.

"Bella Gaia" has been seen by scores of people around the world and it's inspriing message is one of unity and oneness, amidst a deeply moving and shimmering soundscape that combines sacred dance with gorgeous sets and stunning imagery.

We'll find out more about "Bella Gaia" and how it's impacted people the world over from the visionary behind the project, founder and director, Kenji Williams.

Please join us.

To find ouf more about Bella Gaia.