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Preview: Hejira + Susso @ Rich Mix (London, 24th November 2017)   

Preview: Hejira + Susso @ Rich Mix (London, 24th November 2017)  

 Two intriguing new realities enriching the London’s music scene will please the Rich Mix audience on the 24th of November.  Hejira and Susso will stage an exciting double-bill bringing to Shoreditch their musical interpretation of East and West African tradition. After a journey to Ethiopia, South-East Londoners Hejira fell in...
Review: Sona Jobarteh @ Rich Mix (London, 17th November 2016)

Review: Sona Jobarteh @ Rich Mix (London, 17th November 2016)

Sona Jobarteh is the picture of determination. That’s not just because of her consciousness, musicianship, poignant voice or effect produced by the bright-red dress she wore during her latest London gig at Rich Mix part of EDF London Jazz Festival; it’s something which is intrinsic to her figure. From ‘Jarabi’ to the...
Preview: Sona Jobarteh @ Rich Mix (London, 16th November 2016)

Preview: Sona Jobarteh @ Rich Mix (London, 16th November 2016)

Sona Jobarteh hails from one of the most renowned Griot families in Western Africa. A family with a long tradition of producing remarkable artists, minstrels and storytellers, little more than 30 years ago, the Jobarteh family gave life to Sona: the first “female Kora virtuoso to come from a prestigious...