London African Music Festival: Tunday Akintan

A photo of Tunday Akintan performing live.
Monday, 16th Sep 2013

Nigerian alto saxophonist, pianist and vocalist brings together groove-based jazz, pop, funk and Nigerian Fuji with his high octane six piece band.

Tunday Akintan, Nigerian alto saxophonist, pianist and vocalist, produces extraordinary mix of jazz, pop, funk and Nigerian Juju-Fuji overtones to create his Yorubeat mix which makes for an adrenaline charged live experience. His new CD “Yorubeat Plus” provides him with the opportunity to expand the scope of his artistic vision of a universe where western technology meets the infectious Yoruba grooves. Tonight Tunday Akintan and his six-piece band showcase the new Yorubeat grooves that intoxicates the mind and the feet as they feature music from his 2 CDs “Mind The Gap” and “Yorubeat Plus”.