Aviva Chernick is the charismatic lead singer of the twice JUNO-nominated group, Jaffa Road. Her most recent album was nominated for a 2013 Canadian Folk Music Award. Joel Schwartz is a unique voice in the Canadian music scene. An in-demand freelance musician, Joel has toured and recorded with a diverse range of artists, and his playing can also be heard on television and film scores.
Singing Nona's Songs
This afternoon session with musical dynamic duo Aviva Chernick and Joel Schwartz celebrates Ladino music. Playing songs of love and family, Aviva honours her mentor and Nona, Flory Jagoda, keeper of the Balkan Ladino tradition. These songs stir the heart. Join us as this soulful, world-music songstress meets Indie/Folk multi-instrumentalist. You won’t want to miss it!