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Event Archive - Zapato Negro, Duane Andrews, Ezeadi Onukwulu and One Human Race, Five Alarm Funk

Sat. June 28th 2008 Roundhouse - David Lam Park Stage (All Ages)


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Zapato Negro

Featuring musicians from Cuba, Venezuela, and Canada, this quintet has rapidly been building a reputation in Vancouver for its own exiting blend of progressive jazz and Afro-Caribbean rhythm. Its members have played this music at the highest level, making contributions of their own internationally to the music as a whole. Knowing it’s not enough ... more info

Duane Andrews

Duane Andrews Heavily influenced by the brilliance of the French gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt, Newfoundland’s Duane Andrews is a virtuosic guitarist whose unique blend of jazz and folk music is consistently recognized by both industry and fans with awards and accolades. Andrews melds traditional Newfoundland music, with its mix of French, ... more info

Ezeadi Onukwulu and One Human Race (Afrobeat)

Nigerian vocalist/percussionist Ezeadi Onukwulu’s music is based on traditional Igbo rhythms, evoking the spirit of highlife and Afrobeat with splashes of funk, jazz, blues, and reggae. The lyrics are prayers and appeals to universal consciousness and our conscience to make the world a better place for all. With Nick Apivor keyboards/marimba/perc... more info

Five Alarm Funk (Afro-Funk)

If you want to party on the dance floor ‘til your shoes burst into flames, then check out this awesome 11-piece rhythm machine from Vancouver. Five Alarm Funk is alarmingly energetic and draw inspiration from Afrobeat, James Brown and Kool and the Gang, all performed with the scorching passion of talented 20-somethings playing like their lives de... more info
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