06/06/2019 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm Reginald Omas Mamode lV - 'Where We Going' Album Launch NT’s, London
30/05/2019 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm Mayra Andrade at EartH EartH (Hackney Arts Centre), London
A band steeped in societal message, Bokanté strive to bring more awareness to social abstraction and human indifference. Through a cultural exchange and mingling of musical languages, the new group (formed by Snarky Puppy founder Michael League) cover a diverse spectrum of styles. Despite the heavy theme of their lyrics,...
Album Review: Bokanté and Metropole Orkest – What Heat [Real World Records; 28th September 2018]
Two hot, Grammy award-winning jazz outfits – Bokanté (founded by Michael League of the multicultural New York-based group Snarky Puppy) and Metropole Orkest (the jazz and pop orchestra whose chief conductor Jules Buckley had previously collaborated with Snarky Puppy in 2016) – released What Heat on 28th September 2018 for...
22/11/2018 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm Mayra Andrade + Loah Rich Mix, London
02/08/2018 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm Parallel Lines Presents Mo Kolours Bermondsey Social Club, London
18/07/2018 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm Bokanté Jazz Cafe, London
We naturally and inevitably grow fond of strong and intriguing musicians, even more, when they love to smile and play rhythmic and shiny music. That’s why we have a thing for Mélissa Laveaux and her Creole sound, rooted in Haitian culture but currently residing in Canada with her wide-ranging and sharp...