Preview: Folk with Altitude – Family Atlantica Quartet + Electric Jalaba @ Southbank Center (Thursday 13/08/2015)

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In few days time, The Nest Collective and Southbank Centre will bring a touch of hot and spicy tropical summer on the The Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden.

For the second appointment with the unplugged music series called Folk with Altitude, they have indeed in store one of the most aromatic events of the London’s (hopefully) hot season.

They will present two colourful images of the chromatic city music scene:Family Atlantica Quartet and Electric Jalaba.

The two London based ensembles won’t take too long to energise their fans and heat up the evening.

If the pan-Atlantic quartet Family Atlantica captained by the explosive Venezuelan accent of Luzmira Zerpa is more oriented in bridging the sounds of Western Africa with the Latin American ones, Electric Jalaba has a more Mediterranean character adopted from their Moroccan band leader Simo Lagnawi and his hypnotic Gnawa groove.

Be prepared for everything, because these musicians are unpredictable, eccentric, quixotic and surely know how to play music and enrapture their audience.

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