World Television Premiere – January 29 on Bravo!
Montreal-born and based singer, choreographer, dancer of Haitian descent.Previously toured and performed with Cirque de Soleil, Celine Dion. Backed numerous artists such as Yaya Diallo, Eval Manigat and Yves Dechary. Has lead own band touring Canada, US and Germany since 1999. First album ‘Aube’ released in spring 2006
Directed & Edited by:
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.
Grateful thanks to Steve Stober for allowing us to use the photo above of Muhtadi.