Music fans will gain a deeper appreciation for the sounds of the
Caribbean this November, with the launch of Heart Beat - a unique
13-episode documentary series which
Caribbean musicians and explores the hearts, minds
and worlds of some of Canada's most dynamic musical creators.
Beat will premiere on Bravo! on Tuesday, November 27 at 7 p.m. The
series was created by award winning filmmaker, writer and producer
Frances-Anne Solomon and produced through CaribbeanTales and Leda
Serene Films, in association with Bravo!, and Gayelle Television.
The official Heart Beat series
launch event will take place on Tuesday, October 30th at Trane Studio.
Guests will experience the sounds of the islands first-hand with live
musical performances, and take in an advance screening of an episode
from Heart Beat.
Each of Heart Beat's half-hour episodes tells the story of a different
Caribbean performer, and explores the depth of their artistry. Live
footage and dynamic performances will enthuse viewers, as 13 celebrated
musicians share their cultural heritage and experiences with viewers.
Heart Beat features such performers as: Muhtadi, Kobo Town, Nick
"Brownman" Ali, The Sattlites and Saidah Baba Talibah, among others. It
is directed with panache and passion by Lana Lovell, Safiya Randera,
Paul Nguyen, Justin Lovell, Alberto Suarez and Mars Horodyski