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Gabriel Ayala

Based In: Arizona, USA

A member of the Yaqui people of southern Arizona, Gabriel Ayala is at the forefront of a new generation of Native Americans making a career performing classical music. He began playing the guitar as a child. He earned a Master’s Degree in Music Performance from the University of Arizona in 1997, has taught at all educational levels from elementary through college, and serves as a competition adjudicator. Although Gabriel truly enjoys being a teacher his busy touring schedule allows him to only teach in masterclass settings.

Artist: Gabriel Ayala

Aboriginal Pavilion to Host Epic 10-Day Indigenous Music and Arts Festival in Toronto

The 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games in Toronto will get a huge dose of Indigenous culture this summer, during the Aboriginal Pavilion’s inaugural arts and music festival.
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APCMA 2012 Award Winners: Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards

The 2012 APCMAs—the 7th annual Aboriginal People’s Choice Music Awards—took place November 1st and 2nd in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Two nights of celebrating Indigenous music, one long list of winners! Here is a complete list of the 2012 APCMA award winners. …read more »

Aboriginal Music Week 2012 Lineup

The lineup for Aboriginal Music Week 2012 is out and includes a full serving of Indigenous musicians.
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APCMA Nominees 2012

At a press conference in Winnipeg this morning, the 2012 Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Award nominees were announced. Read the full list of nominees here. …read more »

8 Days In May. Eh! Urban Gatherings Complete Lineup

The third annual 8 Days In May. Eh! Urban Gatherings festival features a long list of Aboriginal performers taking to various stages next month in Winnipeg. Check out the lineup and enter their contest to win tickets!
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New Indigenous Music Releases – Jan/Feb 2012

So far in 2012 the new releases in Indian Country span the genres of folk, americana, flamenco, traditional and pop/rock… something for everyone! Here are the new Indigenous music releases of January and February, 2012.
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2011 Canadian Aboriginal Music Award Winners

The 13th Annual Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards (CAMAs) celebrated the best in Indigenous music last weekend in Toronto and we have a list of winners.
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Indigenous Live Music Picks November 17-20

From Juneau, Alaska, to Toronto, Ontario, to Boise, Idaho, Indigenous live music is making noise all across Turtle Island this weekend. Here’s RPM’s top ten picks. …read more »