For the past 35 years, they have taken audiences throughout North America, Europe, India and Morocco on inspiring and celebratory musical journeys, weaving together the songs, dances and instrumental music of the world's cultures, especially as handed down through the artistic traditions of women. Their repertoire of ancient melodies and contemporary tunes is performed a cappella and with a vast array of instruments including guitar, dumbek, accordion, oud, naqqara, clarinet and double bass. Their music is drawn from the divergent cultural expressions of the Mediterranean, the Balkans, the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Asia and South America. Libana's music and dance go directly to the heart, inspiring audiences with wonder in the commonality of the global community. Members of Libana: Lisa Bosley vocals, bendir, charango, claves, clarinet, darabuka, kompang, kontra, riqq, zils Allison Coleman vocals, bendir, bombo, cabasa, charango, flute, kompang, mazhar, riqq, dancer Marytha Paffrath vocals, bells, bendir, bombo, djembe, dumbek, frame drums, kompang, naqqara, pakawaj, recorders, riqq, shekere, tapan/tabl, dancer Susan Robbins vocals, accordion, bendir, chonguri, guitar, hammered dulcimer, ipu, kompang, oud, psaltery, saz, shekere, tambura, zils Linda Ugelow vocals, bell, bendir, darabuka, double bass, kompang, riqq, shekere, dancer Cheryl Weber vocals, bendir, kompang, riqq, shekere, woodblock Read more on Last.fm.
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