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Hyperpotamus at TEDxMadrid

Hyperpotamus is a troubadour of the 21 century, he gives voice to his music all around the world. Armed with microphones and …

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Nneka at TEDxIkoyi

Critically acclaimed singer/song-writer Nneka‘s voice strikes an eerie balance between rage and pain as she offers commentary on key social issues. To …

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Mikael Mutti at TEDxSalvador

The music begins at 2:30. Born in Salvador, in 1974, Mikael Mutti is a Pianist, arranger and music producer. Self-taught, he began playing …

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Garrett Borns: time flies

Finding inspiration for music and lyrics from within and around the world, singer/songwriter Garrett Borns performs his eclectic fusion of sound, story …

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All Hands at TEDxZurich

For about one year Manuel Bürkli (Mañana) was recording bits and pieces of music, taking the freedom to have no expectations in …

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Christylez Bacon the human beatbox

Christylez Bacon (pronounced: Chris-Styles) is a progressive hip-hop music artist, from Washington, DC. He is responsible for introducing his live eclectic blend …

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Leonie Casanova: wind up

Leonie Casanova is a London-based singer/songwriter. She has written and recorded songs for the films “The World Unseen” and “I Can’t Think …

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Meklit Hadero’s Sound and Sky

Meklit Hadero is a vocalist, songwriter, cultural activist, 2009 TED Global Fellow, and a Resident Artist at the Red Poppy Art House …

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Zoe Keating: Avant Cello

Armed with just her cello and a small box of electronics, Zoe Keating is a one-woman orchestra. She records layer upon layer …

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Asaf Avidan @ TEDxTelAviv

Asaf Avidan, accompanied for this performance by the Mojos’ cellist, Hadas Kleinman. Live performance at TEDxTelAviv.

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James Gruntz: Truth Only

James Gruntz makes post-pop music — pop with a little bit of distance and reflection. He is one of these young musicians …

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Dr. Draw & Gadfly

Watch world-renowned electric violinist Dr. Draw and dance powerhouse Gadfly during their performance at TEDxToronto 2011.

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Rim Banna of Palestine

Rim Banna is a Palestinian singer, lyricist and composer, born in Nazareth in The Galilee.  The music starts at about 2:10. Live …

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Meesha Shafi

Meesha Shafi — known as the “Dam Gutkoo Girl” hit the Pakistan’s Music Industry hard with her rocking voice in Coke Studio …

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Jake Shimabukuro’s Magic Ukulele

Jake Shimabukuro believes, “If everyone played the ukulele, the world would be a better place.” View Jake at TED2010, TEDxSanDiego, TEDxTokyo, and …

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Marcelo Moguile: multi-instrumental remix

Known cordially as Mogui, Marcelo dominates the flute, as well as a long list of instruments that include saxophone, clarinet and bass clarinet, flutes, harmonica, duduk (Armeniaflute), bagpipes and piano.  Enjoy …

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Claron McFadden: opera

Claron McFadden. “The human voice is mysterious, spontaneous and primal…its breath is the caption of this essence…” says the world-renowned Soprano Claron …

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Zoë Keating

Armed with just her cello and a small box of electronics, Zoë Keating is a one-woman orchestra. She records layer upon layer …

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Ann Marie Calhoun: rock violin

Ann Marie Calhoun is an internationally acclaimed rock violinist, an actress, composer, singer, and virtuoso across many diverse genres of music. Her …

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Eric Lewis: Mr. Brightside

Eric Lewis has toured the world, recorded, and performed continuously with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Elvin Jones, Roy …

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Ben Walsh: wheel of drums

Ben Walsh’s diverse percussion and drumming skills have made him a fixture at festivals around the world. Here, he tells us a …

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Jake Shimabukuro

Jake Shimabukuro’s virtuoso ukulele performances opened and closed a transfixed audience at TEDxSanDiego.  His performance of The Beatles’ “While My Guitar Gently …

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Aqualatica

Gato Urbanski and his three sons, Risco, Jaspe y Nagual, are street musicians in Buenos Aires.  Aqualatica builds their own instruments and …

TEDxAlcatraz DJ Mikey Four

TEDxAlcatraz opening song

DJ Mikey Four (Michael May) sets a rhythmic remix of “Bittersweet Symphony” that brings us into Simon Christen’s beautifully captured time-lapse photography …

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Lewis Warren: piano

Lewis is a 13-year-old piano phenomenon. He began composing at age five. In 2005, he was a top finalist in the International …

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Garrett Borns: mademoiselle

Finding inspiration for music and lyrics from within and around the world, singer/songwriter Garrett Borns performs his eclectic fusion of sound, story …

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Tah Riq Amawi: flamenco

Combining everything from traditional flamenco guitar (shown in this performances) and original songs to tongue twister like– rapidly delivered lyrical streams, beat …

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Leonie Casanova: holy daughter

Singer/Songwriter Leonie Casanova sings Holy Daughter, which was used in the hit movie I Can’t Think Straight. Live performance at TEDxHolyLand.

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Ard Matthews: loop de loop

Ard Matthews is known as one of South Africa`s most prolific singer/songwriters and his charismatic stage performances and catchy, heartfelt lyrics have …

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Eoin Harrington: Confess

Born and raised in Dublin, Ireland and surrounded by music since the age of 4, Eoin Harrington has traveled the globe and …

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Narcicyst: identity in flux

Yassin’s presentation is about the pain of loss, the triumph of family and the duplicity of identity in the information age. Performing …

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BOX: Baroque remix manifesto

(Baroque Orchestration X) is an artist collective exploring the full potential of early music instruments today, putting them in unorthodox settings and …

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Leading Edge: Bach’s Cello Suite No. 1

Leading Edge is a choreography performed by two soloists, Marielle Rijkaart (cello) and Besim Hoti (dance). The audience experiences Johann Sebastian Bach’s …

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Quixotic

Quixotic is an ensemble of visual, musical and performing artists collaborating to produce new forms of artistic expression. This inventive group goes …

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Ntjam Rosie: French fusion

In 2008, 27-year-old Cameroon born Ntjam Rosie released the adventurous debut album Atouba, an ingenious mix of Western and African rhythms with …

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Jason O: Sir Loops A Lot

Jason Olcese (Jason O) is a performer who is best described as “a healthy mix of Jason Mraz and Keller Williams.” On …

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Karsu Dönmez: Turkish jazz

Karsu Dönmez (1990) is a pianist and singer from Amsterdam of Turkish descent. She is seen as a major talent in the …

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Jake Shimabukuro’s ukulele

Few people would consider the ukulele a serious musical instrument. Until, that is, they hear Jake Shimabukuro play one. Jake’s uncommon compositions …

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John Pointer: made of music

John Pointer has been billed as looks human; made of music. An Austin favorite, John literally throws all that he is into …

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Leonie Casanova: wind up

Leonie Casanova is a London-based singer-songwriter. She was born and raised in Zambia to an Italian father and Zambian mother, and schooled …

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Henock Temesgen on bass

Henock Temesgen is a bass guitarist, passionate musician, co-founder and teacher at the African Jazz School in Addis Ababa and a leading …