Salaam Suite is a collaboration of diverse world music & popular artists calling for a renewed spirit of progressive change in the American consciousness. The music is about creating a sense of unity and lifting a unified voice for human rights and dignity for all people on a global & national level. Combining diverse world music and accessible popular styles these songs pull together cutting edge youth culture and authentic music traditions for a message to call us into positive change for the world.
Performing on Salaam Suite are members of international touring ensembles Grammy winners Ozomatli; Quetzal & Kan Zaman. These Los Angeles based artists represent some of the most culturally diverse, creative & outspoken popular & traditional ensembles. In a collection of whirling and humorous fresh protest songs, laments, unity anthems, & world Hip Hop grooves, themes & improvisations of traditional Arabic music flow in and out while incorporating a myriad of authentic and popular styles including Mexican & American folk, reggae, country, Indian, funk/rock n roll sounds.
These songs express an honest reflection on the American situation today with some of the most outspoken artists of the Los Angeles creative music scene. We recognize the difficulty of the present situation, but we also see that NOW IS THE TIME for great opportunity & change! With opposition to war so strong around the world, we stand at an unprecedented place in history. Salaam Suite is a positive message of empowerment of our personal roles in shaping a unified vision of peace, justice and true democracy for us all, here in the United States and around the world.
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