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Twin Flames

  • Elmdale Tavern 1084 Wellington Street West Ottawa, ON (map)

Despite opposite backgrounds Twin Flames has found a common musical language. This captivating duo combines Jaaji an Inuk/Mohawk man from Nunavik and Chelsey June an Algonquin/Cree Métis Woman from Ottawa. Twin Flames takes the audience on a musical journey across Canada and the Arctic, they sing songs in English, Inuktitut and French. Together they unite the North and the South of Canada and prove that music has no boundaries. Twin Flames raging fire: Twin Flames won “Aboriginal songwriters of the year 2016” at the Canadian Folk music awards. Their debut album Twin Flames Jaaii & Chelsey June released December 1, 2015 was also nominated for two Native American music awards in the United States: Best Folk and Best new duo earlier this year. Still new on the music scene they have earned their place very quickly. Jaaji’s solo album Nunaga won Best Indigenous Language album in 2015 at the Indigenous music awards in Winnipeg and Chelsey June’s Album finding me was nominated best Folk album the same year. Jaaji and Chelsey met in the summer of 2014 during the filming of the television series TAM (Talent Autochtones Musicaux) for APTN which both were chosen to appear. Their voices matched one another perfectly right from the start creating soothing melodic harmonies. The two then decided to form Twin Flames. Together they prove that music should be about how it makes the listener feel and that music has an awesome power to change lives.


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