Spectrum: Sons Of Kemet & Snowpoet at DBD (under The Mezz)
An exciting double header for the opening night of SPECTRUM festival with two of the hottest acts on the UK jazz scene!
SONS OF KEMET
After a thrilling live show in Dublin in April 2016, MOBO award-winners Sons of Kemet return to Dublin as part of SPECTRUM! This rambunctious double-drumming quartet led by saxophonist/clarinettist Shabaka Hutchings, creates a revolutionary mix of jazz, rock, dub and Caribbean folk.
Hutchings, who was recently name-checked by the New York Times in a round-up of best live jazz performances of 2017, draws on a motley collection of influences, bringing links to early Caribbean and Rastafarian music, Afrobeat rhythms and funky New Orleans brass into play. This intriguing melting pot is fuelled by the voracious beats of the two drummers Tom Skinnerand Eddie Hick, overlaid with Theon Cross’s versatile tuba playing, which lends both bass and melody to the tracks....
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