Line-up: XANTONÉ BLACQ vocals/piano /keyboards/sample playback DEE BYRNE saxes/flute ED RICHES guitar ALEX BONFANTI bass NATHAN ALLEN drums
Following the successes of his Jazz-Funk Safari Vol. 1 and Vol.2 shows Xantoné Blacq brings his international party to Ronnie Scott's and London. His snarling quintet jammed with tons of groove will play a colourful show filled with hidden jazz-funk gems as well as classics. Music will be classic CTI, GRP, Kudu, Blue Note and more getting played LIVE!
The members of his band have worked with Amy Winehouse, Randy Brecker, Nigel Kennedy, Mark Ronson, Emeli Sandè, Earth Wind & Fire, Tom Jones, Dennis Rollins and so many others so expect amazing musicianship and entertainment.
If you like George Benson, Herbie Hancock, Deodato, George Duke, Chaka Khan, The Brecker Brothers, Joe Farrell, Stevie Wonder, Chick Corea, Weather Report, Yellow Jackets, Jaco Pastorius, Freddie Hubbard, Pharaoh Saunders, Ronnie Foster, Michael Urbaniak, Marcus Miller, Airto Moreira, Donny Hathaway, Miles Davis, Cesar Camargo Mariano, Patrice Rushen, Stanley Clarke, Roy Ayers... this show is for you!
(c) Photography by Luca Pellizzaro