Unreserved

Indigenous artists and multi-musical genres

Opera and jazz are not normally genres that spring to mind when thinking about Indigenous music. Two talented music makers have taken those classic sounds and combined it with language and ceremony.
Ian Campeau's daughters inspired him to reexamine his playlist. (ATCR/Facebook)

Unreserved continues to share our favourite conversations from our community and culture this summer.

Opera and jazz are not normally genres that spring to mind when thinking about Indigenous music. Two talented music makers have taken those classic sounds and combined it with language and ceremony.

Opera singer Rhonda Head and her journey from near deafness to centre stage singing in Cree.

Trumpet player Chuck Copenace and why he wants to fuse jazz and ceremonial music.

By day she is a red seal millwright but at night she trades in her work boots for cowboy boots. Jade Turner is a country music artist who released her second album this past year.

Ian Campeau also known as DJ NDN from A Tribe Called Red discusses why he no longer plays music with misogynistic messages.