Preview: Kefaya & Elaha Soroor + The Scorpios @ The Jazz Cafe (London; Wednesday 12th February 2020)

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We first met Kefaya back in 2015, and we grew fonder and fonder of the London-based band thanks to their full-bodied sound blending Mediterranean and South Asian spicy flavours with elegant and jazzy arrangements. Still, when they released, together with Elaha Soroor, Songs of Our Mothers in September last year, we couldn’t help but experience another revelation.

Thanks to Soroor’s contribution, the sound of the band matured and found a more precise focus, not losing a single note in inspiration and richness. Their album launch, organised at Rich Mix back in October, showcased a new throughout musical approach connecting the jazz world to the traditional Afghani repertoire and the Indian classical background to a renewed militant and socially conscious attitude.

All this makes Kefaya and Elaha Soroor one of the most exciting collaborations to look for and listen to in 2020, and that’s why we are more than thrilled to invite you to their upcoming show at the Jazz Cafe on Wednesday the 12th of February.

Supported by the legendary Sudanese ensemble The Scorpios and their vintage a much as futuristic East African funky vibes, Kefaya and Elaha Soroor will perform their new album on the Camden stage giving life to one of the music highlights of the month.

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