The creator of Yorubeat plays a rare London concert.
Tunday Akintan is the pioneer of Yorubeat music – a blend of soul and funk with Fuji-inspired overtones.
A virtuoso saxophonist, Akintan studied music at Goldsmiths University of London.
He performs music from his new album My Time, which includes songs ‘Stay in the groove’, ‘Echoes’ and ‘Free your mind’.
Tunday Akintan is supported by Swiss-Japanese rapper Kadé who performs songs from his previous EP Le Début de la Fin, produced by Profondo Rosso, and new songs from his upcoming project.
Tunday Akintan – vocals, saxophone
Berdin Pamukcu – electric guitar
Laykay Dada – kit drums
Darlington Joseph – bass
Harvey Iain Grant – keyboard
Fred Schmid – baritone saxophone, tenor saxophone
Chelsea Carmichael – tenor saxophone