Xopianoi, how does it sound? X-oh-piano-eye! Originally it was Greeklish for χωριανοί, meaning “The people of your village”.

Ben Johnson: Musician, recording artist / producer, teacher, and network developer living in the village of Riondel, BC on the East shore of Kootenay Lake.

Ben is the founder and artistic director of Samba Lago Profundo Brazilian & world percussion ensemble, established in 2011.

Ongoing collaboration with Adham Shaikh includes several commercial releases and live performance projects the Outworld Orkestra and Dreamtree Project.

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