Hetain Patel and Amy May's hugely original collision of film, performance and live music
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London Astrobeat Orchestra Plus Musa Mboob & Xam Xam
Friday 28 September
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Yaram Arts brings the captivating sounds of West Africa in its most innovative masterpiece of artistic creativity with The London Astrobeat Orchestra Playing The Talking Heads plus Gambian Master Percussionist Musa Mboob and Xam Xam Band.
London Astrobeat Orchestra' perform songs from the iconic Talking Heads' 'Stop Making Sense' movie, live. Focusing on tracks from the cult classic albums ‘Remain In The Light’ and ‘Speaking in Tongues’ the ‘London Astrobeat Orchestra’ are a funky, rhythmic, hypnotic, anthemic, uplifting, groovy, percussive, smack on point, earth-shatteringly tight, live band. Plus support from one of Gambia’s finest percussionist and vocalist Musa Mboob and his Xam Xam Band.
Selling out their first 4 debut shows at The Jazz Café, London, the band were affectionately nicknamed the 'African Talking Heads'.
They comprise, quite honestly of the finest West African session musicians alive on this planet today... With legendary band leader & Bassist Edd Bateman hosting rhythmic influences from Senegal, Guinea Conakry, Mali, Cameroon and Congo. Featuring Lingala singer and soukous aristocrat ‘King Fire’, blues rock and astropheric soundscaping guitarist and vocalist ‘Julian Burdock’, Guinean Master Griot kora player ‘Mosi Conde’ and Senegalese rhythm machine 'Badou N'diaye'
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This event is wheelchair accessible.