London Latin Jazz Fest: CubAfrobeat feat. Dele Sosimi

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CubAfrobeat is a groovetrain that travels between Lagos, Nigeria and Havana, Cuba. The musical conversations between the two sides of the atlantic are led by piano maestros Kishon Khan and Dele Sosimi (who once was the musical director of Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti) join forces with an all-star mix of musicians from their respective bands Lokkhi Terra and Dele Sosimi Afrobeat Orchestra. After a summer of packing out festivals across the UK and fresh from playing a packed-out show at the Jazz Café, their Afro-Cuban grooves will have you dancing all night!

Other Events By These Artists

Date Event name Artist City/Town Venue
31 May MONDOMIX FESTIVAL OF NEW EMPOWERING MUSIC CubAfrobeat Calbourne Calbourne Water Mill
22 Jun Brave New World – Seun Kuti, Tony Allen + Dele Sosimi, Awesome Tapes From Africa, 47 Soul & Much More Dele Sosimi London Roundhouse
05 Jul Fela Kuti: Saluting The Black President Dele Sosimi , Dele Sosimi Afrobeat Orchestra London EartH (Hackney Arts Centre)

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