Silk Road Music
A Vancouver based world music ensemble (1991) who introduces audiences to different cultures through their experience, discoveries, and travels. Qiu Xia He from China on Pipa, accompanied by guitarist-multi-instrumentalist Andre Thibault originally from Montreal. With inspiration, freshness and passion, their performances express authentic views on traditional music forms, unprecedentedly uniting the East to the West. Whether you can name the music category or not, Silk Road Music delivers virtuosity and imagination. Their guest musicians are equally diverse and superb : Jun Rong on Erhu, Liam MacDonald on percussion, Stefan Cihelka on Tabla, Celso Machado on guitar and percussion, Feng Jun Wang on vocal, Willy Miles on Bass and vocal, Zhimin Yu on Ruan and others are detailed on the CDs.
Endless(1997) Best World Music Album at the West Coast Music Awards and nominated for a JUNO.
Village Tales (2001) Best World Music Album at the West Coast Music Awards.
Autumn Cloud (2005) "Best Ensemble” and “Pushing the Boundaries” Canadian Folk Music Awards Nomination.
Standing Out (2012)