Ray's Jazz Presents: Waaju
Waaju is a London-based groove-centered world jazz ensemble that encapsulates influences from West African music, with a particular focus on the music of Mali.
The band plays the original music of drummer/percussionist Ben Brown, combining the exceptional spirit of the likes of Ali Farka Toure, Oumou Sangare, Tinariwen & Baba Sissoko with the spontaneity of jazz harmony & improvisation. The quintet brings the uniquely nuanced grooves of styles like Wassoulou & the ‘Desert Blues’ into a jazz context - resulting in an undeniably energetic performance!
Ben Brown - Drums
Sam Rapley – Tenor Saxophone
Tal Janes - Guitar
Joe Downard - Bass
Ernesto Marichales – Percussion
Tickets: £5 per ticket. Simply add the requied quantity to the basket below.
Venue: The Auditorium at Foyles, Level 6, 107 Charing Cross Road
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