View the Trailer for the show right here.
And to celebrate the Series launch, last week CKLN 88.1’s Verlia Stevens sat down in studio with Muhtadi to talk about the series, his music and his life. It’s a riveting half hour interview: If you missed it on CKLN 88.1 on Monday night catch it on our podcast!
Listen to Verlia Stevens interviewing Muhtadi on CKLN 88.1FM
in association with Bravo! and Gayelle The Channel (Trinidad)
“We all have a heart, which is a drum, beating the rhythm of life…”
Muhtadi, Master Drummer.
Heart Beat is a 13 x 1/2hr documentary series that profiles Canadian-Caribbean musicians and explores the hearts, minds and worlds of some of Canada’s most dynamic musical creators.
Thirteen beautifully crafted point -of-view documentaries profiling artists like: Master drummer Muhtadi, World-beat band Kobo Town, Juno award-winning trumpeter Nick “Brownman” Ali, MOJAH, steel pannist and cultural activist Ian Jones, Cuban singer/songwriter Alex Cuba and Canada’s still unbeaten Calypso Queen Macomere Fifi, to name but a few.The series is created and produced by award-winning filmmaker Frances-Anne Solomon, and directed with panache and passion by Lana Lovell, Safiya Randera, Paul Nguyen, Andrea Stewart, Justin Lovell, Mars Horodyski, and Alberto Suarez.