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Femi Temowo and the Engines Orchestra

Soweto Kinch presents a set performed at the Hampton Hill Theatre, London, by guitarist and vocalist Femi Temowo with the Engines Orchestra, as part of the 2016 TW12 Jazz Festival.

Jazz Now visits the TW12 Festival on the outskirts of London, for a concert from the Hampton Hill Theatre. Soweto Kinch introduces a set by the Nigerian-born UK guitarist and vocalist Femi Temowo, with the Engines Orchestra. Playing music from their new album "The Music is the Feeling", they explore a range of musical genres. Led by saxophonist Phil Meadows, the Engines Orchestra won the 2015 Parliamentary Jazz Award for Best Ensemble, with material that breaks down boundaries between classical, jazz and folk music.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

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  • Soweto Kinch

    The Healing

    • The Legend of Mike Smith.
    • Soweto Kinch Recordings.
    • 39.
  • Mihaly Borbely

    Little Bird in The Tree

    • Be By Me Tonight.
    • BMC.
    • 6.
  • Femi Temowo

    Wood & Strings (feat. The Engines Orchestra)

  • Femi Temowo

    Fela On Enugu Radio (feat. The Engines Orchestra)

  • Femi Temowo

    Eje Ki Se Omi (feat. The Engines Orchestra)

  • Femi Temowo

    Ore (feat. The Engines Orchestra)

  • Femi Temowo

    Eye Iwo (feat. The Engines Orchestra)

  • Femi Temowo

    Igba Kan Lo (feat. The Engines Orchestra)

  • Femi Temowo

    Abeg Jare (feat. The Engines Orchestra)

  • Femi Temowo

    Sabon Garis (feat. The Engines Orchestra)

  • Mihaly Borbely

    Be By Me Tonight

    • Be By Me Tonight.
    • BMC.
    • 1.
  • Mihaly Borbely

    Come On

    • Be By Me Tonight.
    • BMC.
    • 4.
  • Mihaly Borbely

    Epigram

    • Be By Me Tonight.
    • BMC.
    • 5.
  • Mihaly Borbely

    Exiled

    • Be By Me Tonight.
    • BMC.
    • 2.

Playlist

DISC
Artist Soweto Kinch
Title The Healing
Composer Kinch
Album The Legend of Mike Smith
Label Soweto Kinch Recordings
Number SKP003 CD 2 Track 39
Duration tbc
Performers: Soweto Kinch, as, rhodes, prog; Shabaka Hutchings, ts; Karl Rasheed-Abel, b; Graham Godfrey, d. . 2015 

DISC
Artist Mihaly Borbely
Title Little Bird in The Lee
Composer Borbely
Album Be By Me Tonight
Label BMC
Number CD231 Track 6
Duration 6.35
Performers: Mihaly Borbely, as; Aron Talas, p; Balasz Horvath, b; Istvan Balo, d. Nov 2015

Femi Temowo and the Engines Orchestra at the TW12 Festival Part I

Wood & Strings 6’36”

Fela on Enugu Radio 5’39”

Eje Ki Se Omi 6’00

Femi Temowo and the Engines Orchestra at the TW12 Festival Part II


Ore 5’23”

Eye Iwo 8’26” (Lennon/McCartney, Yoruba lyrics by Femi Temowo)

Igba Kan Lo 3’36” 

Abeg Jare 4’50”

Sabon Garis 5’01”

Performers: Femi Temowo, g, v; Troy Miller, d; Michael Olatuja, db, bgtr; Ernesto Simpson, d; Karl Rasheed-Abel, db; Thomas Dyani, perc. 
Engines Orchestra: Violins: Minn Majoe (Principal), Scott Lowry, David Lopez, Connie Chatwin, Claire Sledd (Principal Second), Judith Choi Castro, Alice Zawadzki, Fra Rustumji. Violas: Matt Maguire (Principal), George White, Rosamund Hawkins. Cellos: Zosia Jagodzinska (Principal), Miriam Wakeling. Saxophones/Woodwinds: Phil Meadows, Rob Cope. Trumpets: Barney Lowe, Miguel Gorodi. Trombones: Olli Martin Raphael Clarkson.

DISC
Artist Mihaly Borbely
Title Be By Me Tonight
Composer Borbely
Album Be By Me Tonight
Label BMC
Number CD231
Track 1
Duration 7.37
Performers: Mihaly Borbely, tarogato; Aron Talas, p; Balasz Horvath, b; Istvan Balo, d. Nov 2015

DISC
Artist Mihaly Borbely
Title Come On
Composer Mihaly Borbely / Istvan Balo
Album Be By Me Tonight
Label BMC
Number CD231 Track 4
Duration 1.33
Performers: Mihaly Borbely, bcl; Istvan Balo, d. Nov 2015

DISC
Artist Mihaly Borbely
Title Epigram
Composer Aron Talas
Album Be By Me Tonight
Label BMC
Number CD231
Track 5
Duration 4.18
Performers: Mihaly Borbely, tarogato; Aron Talas, p; Balasz Horvath, b; Istvan Balo, d. Nov 2015

DISC
Artist Mihaly Borbely
Title Exiled
Composer Borbely
Album Be By Me Tonight
Label BMC
Number CD231
Track 2
Duration 7.46
Performers: Mihaly Borbely, tarogato; Aron Talas, p; Balasz Horvath, b; Istvan Balo, d. Nov 2015

Broadcast

Meet the presenters

Soweto Kinch, Emma Smith and Al Ryan.