Bombo Tropical – Melting Pot Sessions!


Bombo Tropical, Grand Union Youth Orchestra & Very Special Guests present a night of original collaborations between talented musicians from around the world.


We bring you:

Members of the Grand Union Second Generation Band, a truly inspiring group of exceptional musicians aged 18-25 that are drawn from across London's cultural communities and are the next generation of the UK's leading word/jazz stars. All are graduates of London's pioneering world/jazz youth ensemble, the Grand Union Youth Orchestra.


Mr Thibaut from the Awale band, who as an accomplished band leader and guitarist brings together afro-beat, jazz and latin styles into a unique mix..


Special guest musicians Izzy and Fred from the deep south of London met at Goldsmiths Popular Music Course bring you there multi-instrumental skills into the mix tonight.

Sacha & Wolfboy playing Colombian 7"s from their tropical vinyl oddessey


Resident Djs CrashandBurn & Kalina playing old and new tropical sounds..


Expect the unexpected, from Havana to Hi-life, to Forro to Funk via Johannesburg and Jazz...


FREE entry!

From 8pm till late

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Tony Haynes is co-founder and composer for Grand Union Orchestra (GUO), a group of exceptional artists in London making original cross-cultural music. They are a band that celebrate diversity as an emphatic theatrical art form and use music to join prejudicial gaps. After watching an incredibly moving live show from…

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