“Sultans of String” is a three-time Juno nominee and billboard-charting global supergroup that have thrilled listeners over the years with their genre-hopping fusion of flamenco, Gypsy jazz, Arabic, Cuban, Celtic and South Asian rhythm, celebrating diversity and creativity with warmth and virtuosity.
Their highly anticipated eight album titled “Sanctuary” is set to launch in November and marks the second instalment of their “Refuge Project”.
Violinist and one of the founding members of Toronto-based “Sultans of String” and Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal recipient for his work creating community through music, Chris McKhool is originally from Ottawa and lived in Montreal. He was raised in a musical household with his Lebanese father and Egyptian mother who is a piano and theory teacher.
He has composed, recorded and performed with diverse artists including Jesse Cook, Paddy Moloney and The Chieftains, Alex Cuba, Nikki Yanofsky, Yasmin Levy to name a few.
Joining Dianna via ZOOM is producer, musician, violinist, singer/songwriter of “Sultans of String”, Chris McKhool. Chris will share their upcoming album “Sanctuary” and Sultans of String live stream concert presenting “Women of Song and Story” scheduled Saturday, October 16th from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
For more information visit sultansofstring.com or their social media platforms. Special thanks go to Eric Alper for making this interview possible.