‘African Body, Soul and MVMNT,’ Part 1

March 16th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE-African Body, Soul and MVMNT. It’s the music and narrative project by Edem Soul Music, fronted by Edem K. Garro, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. But maybe that’s not a fair description. For Garro, inspiration comes from many places, and there’s more to her creative identity than just performing music.

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Rediscovered Masterpieces: The Music of Robert Owens at UNO

September 28th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Robert Owens, prominent African American composer born in 1925 passed away just this year, but he was relatively unknown in the states until the last decade. Tonight at UNO, Reimer along with pianist Stacie Haneline, cellist Karen Becker, and violist Clark Potter will perform Owens’ work—three American premieres of chamber music, and four pieces written recently by Owens for Reimer, and some selections from Owen’s major influences.

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‘African Body Soul and Movement’ at Kaneko

August 11th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—This Friday, the Kaneko will host African Body, Soul and Movement, a Soul MVMNT Production written by Edem K. Garro. Garro, who often performs under the name Edem Soul Music, is a vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, motivational speaker, and fellow at the Union for Contemporary Arts.

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