Friday, January 30, 2009

The Jazzhole Faaji Sessions - #4

Apologies for posting this late.


Lekan Babalola, Afro-Jazz percussionist with Cassandra Wilson and Kate Luxmore, a classically trained clarinetist, collaborate with the legendary Faaji master, Fatai Rolling Dollar and master guitarist, Sina Ayinde Bakare, on new songs from their forthcoming album on the Jazzhole Classic recording label.

Lekan Babalola, is a master percussionist and has played with Jazz greats like Roy Ayers, Fela Kuti and Ernest Ranglin. presently, he is touring around the world with Blue Note recording vocalist Cassandra Wilson, but in between gigs has managed to slip into Lagos to work on a number of Jazzhole Classic Recordings.

Lekan, is currently producing the rootsy, high-life guitarist, Alaba Pedro, fusing his Afro-Cuban rhythms on another Jazzhole Recording due for release later this year. The last time these great musicians performed together was during one of the memorable concerts of The Starcomms/Jazzhole Collaboration held a few years back.

Venue: The Jazzhole, 168 Awolowo Rd, Ikoyi
Date: Saturday 31, January 2009
Time: 6 - 9p.m prompt (limited space)
Gate: N1500 per person

NB:Fatai Rolling dollar and Sina Ayinde Bakare, will also be performing together at Salamander Café, Abuja on Thursday 5th of February, 2009.

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