Singer-songwriter and composer Yasmine Hamdan is set to perform at new York City’s globalFEST 2014 world music showcase at The Marlin Room in Webster Hall on January 12th, 2014.
Yasmine Hamdan was born in Beirut and raised in the Middle East and Greece. She returned to Beirut in 1990 and formed the group Soapkills along with Zeid Hamdan. Soapkills released 4 albums between 1998 and 2005.
In 2002, Yasmin studied film in Paris at the Sorbonne, collaborating on projects with several high-profile directors. She will appear in Jim Jarmusch’s Only Lovers Left in 2014.
Yasmine Hamdan released the critically acclaimed album Ya Nass on the Crammed Discs label in 2013.
Yasmine will also be performing at the Standard Hotel East Village on January 10th.
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Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.