Sunday, February 23rd, 2014 at 6:30pm
Jumoké Fashola (Vocals), Simon Wallace (Piano), Oli Hayhurst (Double & Electric Bass), James Maddren (Drums), Richard Olatunde Baker (Talking Drum & Percussion), Matt Hay (Electric Guitar).
Jumoké Fashola returns to PizzaExpress Jazz Club, Dean Street, to launch her debut album 'The Condition of Being A Woman'. With songs from Cole Porter, Nina Simone, Prince & Wayne Shorter, the album is a distillation of her diverse musical tastes with a particular emphasis on African inspired jazz, reflecting her musical journey to date from Africa, Europe and beyond.
Jumoké has sung most musical forms from Handel to Gershwin, Paco Peña to Kurt Weill, at venues including the Royal Festival Hall, Royal Albert Hall, Ronnie Scott’s and the London Arena. This multi-talented artist is also an award-winning radio and television presenter for the BBC.
"Fashola offers irresistible entertainment, her performance outstanding as
cabaret MC as well as singer. Hers is an essential vision of great songs from
one of the ever-moving cultural frontiers of jazz" – London Jazz News.
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