Nelson Tagoona

Nelson Tagoona

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Arviat, Nunavut

Throat Singer

Nelson Tagoona improvises with traditional throat singing and beat-boxing, developing a technique he has termed “throat boxing”. This unique performance has garnered Tagoona high praise throughout Canada, including being awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, and named one of the “Top 10 Canadian Artists under 20” by CBC Music. Tagoona performed during the opening of the Northern Scene Festival at the National Arts Centre, Pan Am Games, and at numerous other festivals and events Canada-wide and abroad. Tagoona is a dynamic performer with an engaging sound and magnetic energy.