Kokoroko + Dowdelin
En partenariat avec l'Epicerie Moderne
Place : Epicerie Moderne
Headed by trumpeter Sheila Maurice-Grey, this band of eight musicians from the flourishing London scene offers a singular jazz, tinged with soul and afrobeat, like a tree whose roots are as much in London as in the heart of West Africa and whose solid branches are based on the immeasurable talent of the members of the group Kokoroko, which means “be strong” in Urhobo. With Dowdelin in first part.
KOKOROKO is a young London-based 8-piece afrobeat band led by trumpeter Sheila Maurice-Grey. They play the music that they grew up with and that their parents enjoyed. Inspired by Fela Kuti, Ebo Taylor, Tony Allen and the great sounds that come from West Africa, they put on a show in honor of the masters who […]Read more
Nomad and defector, Dowdelin explores a path where Creole jazz, electronic dancefloor and West Indian percussions come together to create a unique Future Kréol feeling. The Black Atlantic… Title of an important work by Paul Gilroy, English sociologist, theorizing the fact « that there is a hybrid culture, which is neither African, nor American, nor Caribbean, […]Read more