Awale Jant Band
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About Awale Jant Band
Original Senegalese soul music. Toured the world from US to Africa. Featured on BBC radio 3. From beautiful acoustic to electrifying shows.
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Public liability insurance of £10 million
We can perform outdoors
African music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, 1960s era music, Folk, Jazz, Originals, Acoustic, Soul, World music, Afrobeat, Blues, Jazz fusion, Latin jazz, Funk, Vintage, Latin
We only play original material.
We have about 30 songs and can play for up to 3 or 4 hours.
We can do covers only if specified in advance.
What we gonna do tonight?
Just Be Free
Just Have to Grow
What do your clients love most about your performances?
Clients love the voice of Biram our singer. He has a unique world class vocal quality. They also love the exhuberant percussions. the contrast between reflective tunes, love songs, explosive grooves.
Which venues have you performed at in the past?
27.04.19 Tinners Moon Festival Ashburton 05.07.19 Original Roots - 91 Brick Lane 14.09.19 Kingskerswell Church - Devon 15.09.19 Lancaster Jazz Festival 04.10.19 Awalé trio Green Note - Camden 29.11.19 Electric Brixton - London 14.12.19 Awalé Quartet - Hootananny 31.12.19 NYE Jazz Cafe - London
Which artists have you been most influenced by?
Youssou N'dour. Fania All Stars. Fela Kuti. James Brown. Jimi Hendrix.
What is the most high profile gig you've performed?
Supporting grammy award world music heavy weights Tinariwen in Tunisia on a festival main stage. Also last november supporting the daddy of afrobeat Tony Allen at Electric Brixton.
Do you have different line-up options?
Yes we have all options from trio to a ten piece band.
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
We always try our best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let us know
Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?
How much time do you need to set up?
We usually set up about 1 to 1.5 hours before the performance time.
Can you roam around while you perform?
Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?
No we play original music. However we are able to adapt the style of delivery to the kind of mood you are after. Also we can read the audience and play background music when needed, or get everyone dancing too.
Is all of the equipment (e.g. PA & lighting) included in your quote?
No. For an additional quote we can source the PA equipment for you if needed.
Can you learn song requests before the event?
Yes we can learn songs for you. This costs £100 per song per musician.
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
|Up to 1 hour||£1350|
|Up to 2 hours||£1500|
|Up to 3 hours||£1750|
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