With “a singular voice that taps all the cultures from which it is born” (BBC), British/Nigerian bass virtuoso and composer Michael Olatuja has been applauded by audiences worldwide for his artful amalgamation of sound and culture.
Now Olatuja will front band Lagos Pepper Soup for a one night performance at Rockwood Music Hall, showcasing the wide girth of music styles that he blends and bends to create his singular sound. Alongside him will be Thana Alexa (voice), Samir Zarif (saxophone), Jon Cowherd (piano), Etienne Stadwijk (keyboards), and Obed Calvaire (drums). Sunday, July 3rd, these musicians will take their audience on a journey through the worlds of music that bring them together. Also see what the members of Lagos Pepper Soup have to say about working with the luminary soul and sound of Michael Olatuja below, including Joe Lovano, Lionel Loueke, Aaron Parks, Terreon Gully, Camille Thurman, and Samir Zarif.
- Revive Music.
Photos David A. Powell 2015