In association with Shades of Soul Ltd

Mudibu & The Jezebel Sextet Present 'The Music of Otis Redding'

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Last Show: Thursday 1 st January 1970

Experience the incredible sound of Otis Redding's music as two of the UK's most exciting soul acts join forces to create the world’s funkiest Otis Redding show! This authentic celebration of Otis’ music pairs charismatic Burundian singer songwriter Mudibu with Hammond and horns from The Jezebel Sextet. You’ll hear 20 Otis Redding classics - hits such as Respect, My Girl, Mr Pitiful, Hard To Handle, Love Man, and Try A Little Tenderness - all performed live by an authentic 8 piece band featuring Hammond organ, 3 piece horn section and 100% authentic instrumentation and arrangements.

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“The Jezebel Sextet shine with their majestic horn section”

Emrys Baird, Blues & Soul

“Cool, slinky and tight in all the right places” - Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show, BBC 6 Music

“Pure Dynamite! One of the best funk soul bands in the world!” - DJ Healer Selecta 

“Pure unadulterated, funky soulful music born out of sheer love” - Rev Chunky

Recent performances include The Jazz Cafe, The Boisdale Club, The Hideaway Club, and Hootananny in London; Band On the Wall in Manchester; The Stables in Milton Keynes; The Brewery Arts Centre in Kendal. Headline festival appearances include Saint Paul Soul Jazz Festival; Roubaix Vintage Weekender; Tighten Up Festival in  Marseille; and Grand Casino Soulstice Party in Nice.


Burundian singer songwriter Mudibu grew up with a heartfelt love of 1960s soul and RnB and voice to match. He's performed all over Europe and Africa and his six track EP Slow Me was released on Akazi Records in 2008. Mudibu's new  album Inzatsa (Fireflies) is out soon.   


With over 10 years experience on the live circuit, The Jezebel Sextet has toured with singers Sir Joe Quarterman, Rev Chunky, and Randa and the Soul Kingdom, played all over Europe, been broadcast on BBC 6 music, and appeared twice on London’s LBC radio. They appear on Freestyle Records’ Fresh Out The Box compilation and released their debut album Lift It Up in 2012 produced by Leigh Gracie.


Band Lineup

Mudibu (vocals)
Hugh Gledhill (guitar)
Sam Montero (hammond organ)
Ricky Kinrade (bass) Mark Claydon (drums)
Will Whittaker(alto saxohone)
Jon Gilles (tenor saxophone)
Paul Jordanous (trumpet)