Ikarai - Muhammad at EFG London Jazz Festival at Vortex Jazz Club

Paul Walker uploaded this event on July 18, 2019


Vortex Jazz Club
EFG London Jazz Festival

11 Gillett Street
020 7254 4097


Fri, November 15, 2019



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A boxing ring is set on stage. Six musicians are set in the middle. Live audio samples are used. Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali takes you through his mind as I K A R A I sets his most legendary fight to music. Our new concert, MUHAMMAD, is a full-length musical telling of Ali’s movements and thoughts in the 1974 world heavyweight championship fight he ultimately won.

But Ali’s biggest fights were outside the ring. As a civil rights activist, a poet, storyteller and a devout Muslim, his social struggles became a part of his identity as a famous sportsman.

MUHAMMAD gives a sound to physical and social confrontations and is an ode to the greatest boxer of all time....

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