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May 5, 2007

Global Divas Features 4 Vocalists, Jane Bunnett

Written by
cindy mcleod

Canadian Jazz News

Jane Bunnett & The Spirits of Havana Perform for Global Divas Benefit

The 5th Annual Global Divas benefit concert, featuring acclaimed jazz saxophonist Jane Bunnett and The Spirits of Havana, and headlining the ‘Global Divas’ Telmary, Emeline Michel, Suba Sankaran and Rita Charelli, will take place on Tuesday, June 12 at the Palais Royale Ballroom in Toronto.

The concert will showcase four leading world music vocalists, with Cuban rapera/jazz poet Telmary; the reigning Queen of Haitian Song, Emeline Michel; South Asian musical master Suba Sankaran of autorickshaw fame; and Canadian blues/world music guitarist/vocalist Rita Chiarelli, who will perform her passionate Italian folk songs.

All proceeds from the 5th Annual Global Divas gala and concert will benefit Toronto’s St. Stephen’s Community House Youth Arcade.

This year’s concert will be hosted by CBC Radio’s Garvia Bailey, host of Big City, Small World, and will be recorded by CBC Radio for future broadcast on Saturday, June 30th from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. ET on Canada Live, heard on CBC Radio Two 94.1.

For more info visit www.ststephenshouse.com/globaldivas.html

Tuesday, June 12
The 5th Annual Global Divas Benefit for St. Stephen’s Community House
With Jane Bunnett & The Spirits of Havana
Palais Royale, Toronto

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