Afrojazz Quintet

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    biography

    The roots of Afrojazz Quintet’s funk are found in afrobeat, blues, reggae and jazz. The ensemble has functioned since 2016 as the house band of the Afrojazz Club operating in Helsinki at Storyville and Korjaamo and Klubi in Tampere. The club has featured guest such as Jimi Tenor, Sakari Kukko, Sam Huber, Meissa Niang and Ismaila Sané. In 2018 a bluessinger, Charlotta Kerbs, joined the band and they started composing their own material. Afrojazz Quintet feat. Charlotta Kerbs releases their debut album in 2019.

    Charlotta Kerbs, vocals
    Antero Priha, trumpet, vocals
    Julius Heikkilä, guitar
    Akim Color, percussion
    Daniel Iiskola, bass
    Alvar Gullichsen, percussion, drums, guitar, vocals
    Anssi Tirkkonen / Ilmari Heikinheimo, drums

    Discography

    cover Bongo Jazz 2019 Eclipse Music