London Latin Jazz Fest 2017

Kishon Khan & Lokkhi Terra

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Last Show: Friday 20 th October 2017

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

From the Melas of Bangladesh to the streets of Havana, via some districts in Lagos and on to a bustling club in London, Lokkhi Terra is the flagship of London's multicultural music landscape; Kishon Khan’s keyboards and artistic direction allows the Bangladeshi traditional music to meld with his Cuban rhythm section to really fine effect. From ages-old Bangladeshi folk songs in funked-up cha-cha-cha arrangements, to Palmieri-style salsa played in non-Western scales, Lokkhi Terra have found a recipe that blends Latin, Afrobeat, jazz, dub and all manner of other elements to create a truly exceptional and surprising groove.

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“Widely acknowledged as an international force to be reckoned with…… beautiful, powerful, spectacular stuff” - Songlines Magazine

"Awesome Cross-cultural collaboration" - London Jazz - Womad 2015