So Long Seven performs richly textured acoustic music that brings their diverse influences into a distinctly Canadian voice. At once spirited and meditative, So Long Seven is creating a seamless blend using the tabla, banjo, violin and acoustic guitar to perform their original music.
Banjoist Tim Posgate has recorded 7 of his own Cds and performed at most major Canadian music festivals, the United States and toured internationally in Germany, Finland, Sweden and Holland. He also performs with Rob Clutton’s Cluttertones and Ronley Teper’s Lipliners.
Tabla player Ravi Naimpally is best known for his ensemble Tasa as well as being an internationally respected and in-demand performer in the Indian Classical world. Ravi has had several Juno nominations and is featured on Kiran Alhuwalia’s Juno winning CD Beyond Boundaries. He also teaches private lessons in tabla at York University and runs an Indo-jazz ensemble at Humber College.
Neil Hendry’s unique acoustic guitar style comes from years of playing jazz and blues music in Toronto including his recent project The Distillery.
William Lamoureux of Gatineau, Quebec, is a violin force to be reckoned with. At the age of 20 years old, he already has extensive performing experience and is the leader and front man of the exciting Quebec band Billy Love.
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