Kattam and his Tam-Tams
Kaleidoscope Family Series
2:00 pm Virtual Concert
Livestream available February 21 at 2:00 pm until February 28, 2022 at 2:00 pm
To the sound of the n’goni, balafon, djembe, naffar, derbouka and dhol, Montreal-based percussionist Kattam invites you to discover Africa, the Middle East and India through rhythm, song and dance! From African rap and desert dance to trance sufi rhythm and Bollywood dance. Accompanied by his favourite stuffed animal, a monkey named Takoum, Kattam never fails to involve his audience in an all-encompassing and joyful musical experience. Take the whole family on an incredible globe-trotting adventure this Family Day!
Kattam – who is part Québeçois and part Moroccan – first trained in classical music, studying piano, singing and percussion. He has continued learning percussion, dance and singing traditions across the globe – from Havana to Guinea, India to Marrocco, and many points in between. He’s worked with the Cirque du Soleil, performed at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, and has appeared on numerous movie and television soundtracks in Quebec.