Shabaka Hutchings and the Sons of Kemet
The current BBC Radio 3 New Generation Jazz Artist Shabaka Hutchings performs original material from his own library with his new group, plus special guest David Okumu, bringing his heritage and cultures to Kings Place, London, in this exclusive concert and recording for Jazz Line-Up on BBC Radio 3.
Seb Rochford - drums
Tom Skinner - drums
Oren Marshall - tuba
Shabaka Hutchings - sax/clarinet
David Okumu - guitar
Sons of Kemet is a meeting of BBC Radio 3 New Generation Jazz Artist Shabaka Hutchings with Seb Rochford (Polar Bear) and Tom Skinner (zero 7, zed-u) on drums plus Oren Marshall on modified tuba. With a distinctive street music feel, the group bears influence from the dynamic vibe of New Orleans via West African drum music and fine double drum rhythms and joining them for part of this concert will be guest guitarist David Okumu.