• www.thewickedsound.com-Jimi-Tenor-Sugar-and-Spice Afroeuropean Aulos
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    Finnish composer Jimi Tenor announces his new album “Aulos” on Philophon Records with a new single “Afroeuropean”.

    Finnish composer Jimi Tenor announces his new album “Aulos” on Philophon Records with a new single “Afroeuropean”. It’s the third song promoting his new LP, first one “Vocalize My Luv” came out in 2019 featuring Frafra gospel singers Florence Adooni and Lizzy Amaliyenga, the second one “Sugar and Spice” came in July 2020, as a perfect summer hit for Jazz, Boogie, Soul and Afro-Beat lovers. "Aulos“ is Jimi Tenor's second album on Philophon. "Aulos“ is a woodwind instrument from ancient Greece - like the tenor sax is a woodwind instrument of modern times. Basically, the core crew is the same as on his Philophon debut „Order of Nothingness“: besides our Finnish singer…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Nubiyan Twist Cherise Tittle Tattle
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    Nubiyan Twist announces a new album “Freedom Fables” with a single “Tittle Tattle”

    Nubiyan Twist announces a new album “Freedom Fables” with a new single “Tittle Tattle” featuring super talented young vocalist Cherise Adams-Burnett. The Leeds / London collective is effortlessly fusing on that track different genres like soul, jazz, hip hop, highlife, or broken beat with great musicianship and lyrics. “Freedom Fables” is set to catapult Nubiyan Twist even further into the limelight and cement their position as one of the UK's leading soulful collectives of the current generation. It’s the follow-up to the acclaimed "Jungle Run" from Spring 2019. The album will feature some great guests: Cherise, Soweto Kinch, Pat Thomas, Ria Moran, K.O.G. and Ego Ella May, who sang on…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Nubya Garcia NPR Tiny Desk
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    Nubya Garcia with her band performed at NPR Music’s Tiny Desk (at Home) Concert series

    Nubya Garcia with her band performed at NPR Music’s Tiny Desk (at Home) Concert series. Nubya performed songs from her new album, "Source", for the latest installment of NPR’s “Tiny Desk (Home) Concert” series. With her band, the saxophonist performed "Source", "Pace", and "Boundless Beings" on the vast, swaying boat that houses Soup Studios. Watch it happen below. Watch below a video of Nubya Garcia performs her new compositions for NPR Music’s Tiny Desk (Home) Concert series: “Source” was produced by Garcia and renowned producer Kwes (Nérija, Bobby Womack, Solange), and features Garcia’s hard-touring band of keyboardist Joe Armon-Jones, bassist Daniel Casimir and drummer Sam Jones.  LP feautures guest appearances…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Kokoroko BBC Proms
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    Kokoroko deliver an exceptional show at the BBC Proms

    London Afrobeat eight-piece group Kokoroko led by trumpet player Sheila Maurice-Grey delivers an exceptional show to the Royal Albert Hall stage for their BBC Proms debut broadcast, live-streamed on BBC Radio 3 and BBC iPlayer.   From our Blog: KOKOROKO came back with “Carry Me Home” and also From our Blog: Nubya Garcia announces her debut album “Source” with two powerful new singles “Pace” and “Source” including KOKOROKO horn players Cassie Kinoshi (alto sax), Richie Seivwright (trombone), and Sheila Maurice-Grey (trumpet)   Watch below a video to Kokoroko performing the song “Carry Me Home” at BBC Proms: The band’s name is an Orobo – a Nigerian tribe and language –…