'She calls her art 'spoken world.' There isn't a better description for Evanson's groovy tales, fluidly rapped in Spanish, Arabic, French and English. All avoid the uni-meter curse of most live poets and spark. 4/5' STUART DERDEYN - THE PROVINCE, Vancouver BC 07/2004 An audio CD launched in 2004 at Cafe Montmartre in Vancouver BC, Canada, feautring original poems, songs, stories and traditional prayers in a rich context of African, Latin American, Jazz, Arabic and Hip Hop music. Based on work written during extensive world travels, it features collaborations with a wide cultural spectrum of Canadian musicians in the spirit of Spoken World Music. Musicians include Carlos Joe Costa, John Howard, C.R. Avery, Emad Armoush, Serwan Yamolky, Tim Gerwing and Pepe Danza. 'Tanya is [a] sound Fury who will go, not gently, into that good night.' GEORGIA STRAIGHT, Vancouver BC 2002.
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