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Ray's Jazz: Ayetoro

Thursday 28th August 2014 6:30pm - 7:30pm 107 Charing Cross Road Ray's Jazz Event, Music Event, Free Event

Led by Nigerian pianist/composer Funsho Ogundipe, Ayetoro is at the cutting edge of afrobeat and free jazz. The band, which has featured a mix of international and British based talent including Byron Wallen, Shabaka Hutchings and Ayo Odia, ranks among its influences Fela Kuti, Miles Davis and Sun Ra.
Having released five critically acclaimed albums of complex yet playful afro free jazz, Ayetoro are also a formidable live act. For this one hour concert the band will perform material from Asoju Oba/Esoterica Galactica, their new vinyl and digital album (which features afrobeat Drum legend Tony Allen) as a selection of new material.

Line up:
Funsho Ogundipe - Piano, Arranger, Music Director
Yussef Dayes - Drums
Jamie Benzies - Bass
David Turay - Alto Sax
Ayan - Percussion

Venue: The Auditorium, Level Six


Tickets: Free. To reserve, simply add the required number of tickets to the basket below.

Please note, no physical tickets wil be issued, the email confirmation you will receive is proof of your booking.

 

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