We're happy to announce the website launch gig of Funkiwala!!!
Funkiwala All-Stars | Justin Thurgur's AfroJazz Project
Justin Thurgur is the trombonist for Dele Sosimi's Afrobeat Orchestra, Lokkhi Terra and Bellowhead. His band features Kishon Khan on Rhodes and Hammond, Dele Sosimi bassist Suman Joshi on double bass, Tansay 'Funkshy' Omar on drums and Graeme Flowers on trumpet.
The Funkiwala All-Stars is a band made up of the Funkiwala family including musicians from Dele Sosimi's Afrobeat Orchestra, Lokkhi Terra, Funkshy, Beiju and Javier Camillo.
Funkiwala Records was created by musicians Kishon Khan and Justin Thurgur, who for over twenty years have been at the heart of a global music community based in London. The label was set up to represent some of the unique music coming out of this scene [British Afro-Jazz, Sufi Samba, Bengali Reggae, Cuban Funk, Mystic Dub, Bangla-AfroLatin Jazz] a scene committed to break down musical borders.
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Entrance: £5 on the door