Tanya Tagaq --- Conjure

Innu throat singer Tanya Tagaq, from Nunavut, completely entrances herself and the audience when she performs.

Jericho Beach, Vancouver, 2006.

  • Eric Harvey Brown PRO 9y

    i bet that rules
  • ♫ marc_l'esperance 9y

    intensity!
  • Roskylde - Rob Alder 9y

    dogseat: it does, you can hear a few songs here.

    the album is well worth ordering

    bhlubarber: was this during the evening show? did you have a press pass? I'm envious of this shot, good job.
  • Monsieur Marchi PRO 9y

    she did a fine job on björks medùlla!
  • Eric Harvey Brown PRO 9y

    i need to see her live, i can't imagine how a person can make all those crazy sounds!
  • miss jenny magenta 9y

    You should send that to her. She would love it. You can get her contact info on the media section of the folkfest website.

    x
  • #9 dream 9y

    great shot
  • David Niddrie PRO 9y

    Thanks for your comments! Tagaq's album 'Sinaa' is amazing - do buy it - and her evening show was intense. At the after-party Tanya jammed with Ganga Giri on dij and it was an incredible harmony of the two 'voices'. She followed that up with a "spirited" set with NZ's Mihirangi and our own Allison Russell. Anyone there knows what I mean!
    @ roskylde: I volunteer on the festival photo committee so I get some sweet access indeed.
  • The Adversary 9y

    She's an incedible performer, superbly high-energy and high-intensity in everything she performs... Her solo stuff has come along incredibly since her last appearance at the 'Fest,

    And Bhlubarber, you're totally right - the afterparty show was possibly the crowning moment of the fest. The Duet was beyond belief. Those there know exactly why I capitalise that.
  • *Ben* 9y

    Now that's a shot!
  • Ricardo Bernardo PRO 9y

    A big angel!
  • Steven H. Perreault 9y

    Great composition and pose... it almost looks like it was done in the studio... with the grey background...

    Music Photo's Greatest Money Shots! 4/5 points.
  • Greg Younger PRO 9y

    Ditto cornershopstudios; I love how she's framed. She has such intensity!

    Music Photo's Greatest Money Shots! 4/5 points.
  • deep_schismic PRO 9y

    Very nicely done...Great emotion...you can practically hear her screaming!

    Music Photo's Greatest Money Shots! 4.1/5 points.
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Taken on July 16, 2006
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