Afrojazz Quintet feat Charlotta Kerbs – Jazz-Espa
Date and timeSat 31.7.2021, at 2:00 p.m.
Afrojazz Quintet take their listeners on a journey from West Africa to New Orleans and from jazz to psychedelic rock.
Afrojazz Quintet's soulful music has its roots in afrobeat, blues, reggae and jazz. In 2016 the quintet took up residency as the house band of the popular Afrojazz Club, and featured such guest soloists as Sakari Kukko, Sam Huber, Jimi Tenor, Meissa Niang and Ismaila Sané.
In 2018, blues singer Charlotta Kerbs joined the quintet as their permanent solo vocalist and the group ended up releasing their debut album Bongo Jazz in 2019.
Charlotta Kerbs – lead vocals
Antero Priha – trumpet, backing vocals
Akim Color – percussion, backing vocals
Julius Heikkilä – lead guitar, Daniel Iiskola – bass
Alvar Gullichsen – percussion, rhythm guitar, backing vocals
Anssi Tirkkonen – drums