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September 30, 2021 @ 19:30

Formerly known as SEED Ensemble, seed. is a Mercury Award nominated ten-piece band led by alto saxophonist and composer Cassie Kinoshi.

The band presents a stellar line-up featuring some of London’s most up-and-coming young jazz musicians. West African and Caribbean influenced groove, seed. explores a blend of genres through original compositions and improvisation. Their debut release Driftglass (Jazz Re:freshed, 2019) features the track Afronaut (feat. XANA) which won the Ivors Academy Award 2018 (formerly known as BASCA, British Composer Award) for Jazz Composition for Large Ensemble.

CORE LINE UP:

Alto Saxophone/Composer: Cassie Kinoshi
Trumpet : Sheila Maurice-Grey
Trumpet : Jack Banjo Courtney
Tenor Saxophone : Deji Ijishakin
Trombone: Joe Bristow
Tuba: Hanna Mbuya

Piano/Keys: Deschanel Gordon
Guitar: Shirley Tetteh
Bass: Rio Kai
Drums: Patrick Boyle

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