A blend of virtuosic players, skilled producers and inspired composers join forces to create a unique, infectious sound drawing on jazz, hip-hop, afrobeat, Latin, soul, reggae and dance music - expect ultra-tight musicianship and a powerful 10 piece, big band sound.
New album Freedom Fables features special guests Ego Ella May, K.O.G., Pat Thomas, Cherise, Ria Moran & Soweto Kinch and was heavily playlisted on 6Music alongside live sessions with Gilles Peterson, Mary Ann Hobbs and Jamie Cullum on Radio 2 plus an appearance on Later with Jools Holland on BBC 2.
Their fans include Mary Ann Hobbs, Gilles Peterson, Huey Morgan, David Rodigan, Craig Charles and David Byrne who chose the band for his Meltdown festival at Southbank Centre.
'A beautiful blend of groovy dub with uplifting horns and soulful vocals' The Guardian'Versatility with deep soul...an elegant yet earthy hybrid of jazz, UK soul and highlife' Uncut
'Energy, rhythm, youthfulness, madness, precision and multiple influences' Rolling Stone
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This new series of Africa in the Lounge live streamed concerts is brought to you by African Night Fever, Yaram Arts, Brighton Dome, and Bristol Beacon.
Streamed live from Brighton & Hove, these great quality shows have showcased musical traditions from across the continent over 12 fantastic concerts, have attracted live audiences of 1000 and have now been watched over 7000 times.