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Event Archive - HMV New Groove Series at Performance Works w/: Gangbe Brass Band, DJ Jason White and Honeybee Visuals

Mon. June 27th 2005 (9.00pm) Performance Works (All Ages) (9.00pm)
Gangbe Brass Band
“[the Gangbe Brass Band] glide effortlessly from high-life to the melting pot style of Osibisa while simultaneously making subtle incursions into the JuJu country of King Sunny Ade....Another Nigerian giant, Fela, is present in the inspiration of the Gangbe Brass Band, especially in the melodic architecture of the horn section.”—Le Soleil

Gangbe Brass Band (Worldbeat)

A 10-man African brass ensemble gorgeously garbed in multicoloured tribal costume is going to stand out at virtually any music festival, but the fact that the Gangbé Brass Band has spent the last decade perfecting their unique blend of traditional West African rhythms with stirring jazz inflections and other influences means that they actually sou... more info
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