Owiney Sigoma Band
Owiney Sigoma Band - Owiney Sigoma Band
(CD/2xLP/Digital) Brownswood Recordings BWOOD062CD/BWOOD 062LP/BWOOD 062DD, 2011-05-11

May 2011 will see release of the Owiny Sigoma Band's self-titled debut album on Gilles Peterson's label Brownswood Recordings. The record, which is being tagged as a "cross-cultural clash of London and traditional Kenyan music", is the result of a collective of London-based musicians travelling to Kenya in 2009 to collaborate with musicians from the region. The jam sessions that transpired form the basis of this forthcoming release on Brownswood Recordings. If you're expecting the now usual Afrofunk new band, you're in for a big suprise since this album is really a new crossover sound of traditional Kenyan melodies and vibes with UK Jazz!!

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