Nubiyan Twist

Date:Fri 22 Apr
Time:7pm (doors)
Venue:J1 (standing show)
Price:£25

A blend of virtuosic players, skilled producers and inspired composers join forces under the leadership of multi-instrumentalist & producer Tom Excell.

Drawing on jazz, hip-hop, afrobeat, Latin, soul, reggae and dance music, expect ultra-tight musicianship and an infectious and powerful 10-piece big band sound.

New album ‘Freedom Fables’ features special guests Ego Ella May, K.O.G., Pat Thomas, Cherise, Ria Moran & Soweto Kinch and was heavily playlisted on 6Music alongside live sessions with Gilles Peterson, Mary Ann Hobbs and Jamie Cullum on Radio 2 plus their UK TV debut on Later..with Jools Holland.

"A beautiful blend of groovy dub with uplifting horns and soulful vocals"
The Guardian

"A free-flowing assemblage of jazz, soul, hip hop and diasporic styles."
Mojo

“A cauldron of energy that bubbles with invention. Exhilarating stuff.”
Record Collector

 

Sound & Vision Cambridge

For the safety of artists, audiences, and staff we are introducing some extra requirements to stop the spread of COVID-19. For details on COVID-19 entry requirements please CLICK HERE

"A beautiful blend of groovy dub with uplifting horns and soulful vocals"
The Guardian

"A free-flowing assemblage of jazz, soul, hip hop and diasporic styles."
Mojo

“A cauldron of energy that bubbles with invention. Exhilarating stuff.”
Record Collector

“The type of record that should be blasted over a sun-drenched festival crowd.”
Clash

“An elegant yet earthy hybrid of jazz, UK soul and highlife"
Uncut

“Nubiyan Twist take a leap out of the densely packed crowd of UK jazz with Freedom Fables, a summation of the group's talent that sees them elevated into the highest tier of their cohort”
Loud And Quiet

“Nubiyan Twist explore oppressive mindsets while maintaining danceable momentum.”
Jazzwise

“Energy, rhythm, youthfulness, madness, precision and multiple influences.”
Rolling Stone

"Vibrant and vivacious"
BBC Music

“Jazztastic Afro-kissed funk.”
NARC

Part of Sound + Vision Cambridge, a multi-venue festival taking place across 8 stages in various venues in Cambridge across three days and nights from Thursday 21st April to Saturday 23rd April.  Tickets can be purchased for each individual events or a Sound + Vision festival pass can be purchased allowing entry to every event over the 3 days of Sound + Vision Cambridge.

For the safety of artists, audiences, and staff we are introducing some extra requirements to stop the spread of COVID-19. For details on COVID-19 entry requirements please CLICK HERE

Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult.

Box office and bar open 1 hour before event start time.

All prices shown include booking fees.

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Generally for J1 music events the timings are: doors and box office 7pm, support 8pm, main band 9pm, curfew 11pm. Stage times are normally confirmed after soundchecks have taken place. Once confirmed Cambridge Junction will update the web listings and social media channels.

If you have any access requirements or questions please contact Cambridge Junction prior to your visit so we can make your experience as convenient as possible. For more information about accessibility please click HERE. If you have any concerns or need assistance whilst visiting us please speak to any member of staff and they will help you or contact a Duty Manager.

Cambridge Junction works closely with groups and organisations to provide a safe, welcoming space for everyone. We are a venue that strives to be inclusive and promote equality for all.

 

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