MAISHA + PROJECT KARNAK + SEED ENSEMBLE + DJSNUFFONE & MCHONEYBROWN

Friday 28 July 2017

Price: FREE b4 9pm, £5 after
Time: 9pm - 3am
ID: Entry only with valid ID

Merciful Music presents MAISHA, Spiritual Afro Jazz. Maisha (meaning ‘Life’) is a London based Ensemble lead by drummer Jake Long (2016 Yamaha Jazz Scholar) and features luminaries such as Nubya Garcia, Shirley Tetteh amongst it’s all-star line up. The group play original music inspired by artists such as Alice Coltrane, Pharoah Sanders and Idris Mohammad, fused with heavily rhythmic West African and Afro Beat Grooves +

PROJECT KARNAK, Ardent bass synth lines ride over the controlled frenzy of drums and soundscapes. Dominic Canning (of TriForce) on keys and Sam Ouissellat on drums bring together a combination of high-energy drums with fluid and mercurial jazz chord progressions, conjure feels a la Yussef Kamaal, yet Project Karnak escape the skin of the more classical elements to the cosmic plane +

SEED ENSEMBLE, a ten-piece band led by alto saxophonist and composer Cassie Kinoshi (Also of Nérija, Kokoroko, Dele Sosimi) combining jazz with inner-city London, West African and Caribbean influenced groove +

DJSNUFFONE & MCHONEYBROWN, Bashment mix of african & afro diaspora riddims spanning afrobeats, afropop, dancehall, azunto, soca, coupe decale, afrohouse, garage, grime, jungle, trap, jazz, funk, soul, disco, rnb, hip hop, reggae, dub and new wave fresh cuts.. seemlessly chopped up for the dancefloor.