Genius of the Kora, and multi awarded singer, composer and musician who has laid down the stages of the world since he was 12, with his invention of the electrified and distorted Kora and amazing groove.
The outstanding guitarist and composer, toured and recoreded with Jimmy Cliff, David Murray, Pharoah Sanders,Amadou & Mariam, Jacques The Syndicate, Linley Marthe , Pat Metheny, Cheick Tidiane Seick, Lisa Simone, Lionel Loueke..
Mr Funk! Trombone star Fred Wesley Jr. is well known for his work at Hit making with James Brown in the 1960s and 70s,. He's made major musical contributions to George Clinton's Parliment/Funkadelic, Maceo Parker & Pee Wee Ellis.
The awarded piano players performance is breathtaking with a fluent ability to improvise, a true love for Latin and African rhythms, and inspired by all this, and the funky styles of Herbie Hancocks 70s music and avangardistic ideas.
All music composed by jazzy sax player and composer is based on his ongoing studies of traditional African music and jazz in a contemporary setting. Elegant, swinging and innovative music, performed by a master of the instrument.
Deeply immersed in the Jazz tradition, Borochovʼs search for his personal roots resulted in an ever-expanding love for Arab and Pan-African musical sensibilities – a natural palette for a trumpeter-composer raised in Jaffa, an integrated Muslim-Jewish-Christian city.
Joe Zawinul said: "Lelo Nika is the greatest accordion player who has ever lived". Twice winner of the title "Accordion World Champion", Lelo Nika plays in an authentic and personal style, groovy, jazz fusioned with modern Balkan music.
Jal's music can be heard in the movie Blood Diamond and his own story, War Child. At Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday concert, Peter Gabriel called him an artist "with a potential of a young Bob Marley."
Ghana's Soulgod and hiphop crooner, fuses 808 hiphop beats with a hypnotic traditional Ewe borborbor music samples.'Thought Journey', his upcoming album, engages in an extraordinary fusion of soul, Ewe music and hiphop.
Clamed to be "Kenyas Fela Kuti", his songs speaks of the fluid nature of modern African culture. With a deep understanding of his roots andthe ongoing politics., he demonstrate the fusion of African identity.
It was a straight yes from the two capacities, guitar player Bjarne Roupé (Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie) and Saxplayer Tomas Franck (Joe Henderson, John Scofield, , David Sanborn) to form part of Gonzalez' Afro Cuban Jazz group.
Delasi in a #Thoughtjourney to finding himself, reflects on his relationship with his family and the loss of a loved one—his dad. Delasi fuses 808 hiphop beats with a hypnotic traditional Ewe borborbor music sample on the Mike Millz produced and Dex Kwasi mixed tribute. ℗Delasi 2015
”Ivan Mazuze personifies generosity of spirit on his album.,'Ubuntu'. There is a kind of benevolence and compassion about his work that lifts you, makes you smile and feel good inside. In the words of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Music is the universal language of mankind”. ℗Losen Records 2015