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Soweto Kinch at London Jazz Festival

Cami B uploaded this event on November 1, 2010


Thu, November 18, 2010

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Soweto Kinch
Soweto Kinch


Femi Temowo



MOBO award-winner and Mercury Prize nominee Soweto Kinch premieres his latest album The New Emancipation, which draws inspiration from 19th century work songs and early blues, exploring the modern resonances of an essential history. From debt/wage slavery, to creative oppression in the music industry and ideas of race in the Obama age, it revisits this rich musical inheritance with a stellar jazz ensemble and hip-hop production. Eska Mtungwazi, Byron Wallen, Shabaka Hutchings and Femi Temowo add solo fire to the mix.

“Riding clipped hip-hop beats or gliding straight ahead, his voice and sax exuded confidence, commitment and energy.”...

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