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Cari Burdett releases new Lhasa cover and announces summer tour dates

 Jason Schneider  May 30, 2018

 Cari Burdett, the Vancouver Island-based songstress, will bring her exotic fusion of jazz, art song, folk and opera eastward this June, including dates at the Winnipeg Jazz Festival,Toronto’s Burdock Music Hall, and Montreal’s Upstairs Jazz Bar. She will be accompanied by members of her 4Tet who are also featured in the new video for “De Cara a la Pared,” written and originally performed by the late, great Lhasa de Sela.

Burdett’s interpretation of the song exemplifies the raw, passionate power of her sultry mezzo vocals and her ability to enchant audiences with a timeless theatrical flair. It also demonstrates Burdett’s sensuous multilingual repertoire that also includes songs by Mercedes Sosa, Pink Martini, Joni Mitchell and many others.

Burdett is currently working on the follow-up release to her 2015 debut full-length albumMagnolia, which earned a nomination for Best World Album at the Western Canada Music Awards. Magnolia was recorded with Grammy and Juno winner Joby Baker who was named Producer of the Year, along with Burdett winning Vocalist of the Year, at the 2016 Vancouver Island Music Awards (VIMA).

Cari Burdett Tour Dates:

  • June 20 –  Winnipeg Jazz Festival
  • June 22 – Burdock Music Hall, Toronto
  • June 23 – Upstairs Jazz Bar, Montreal
  • June 24 – Hudson Jazz Festival, Hudson QC
  • June 25 – Mouton Noir, Val-David QC