Mtl Jazz Fest: Jean Jean Roosevelt

On the fourth, I saw Jean Jean Roosevelt with a friend.  I chose to see him because of the use of Afrobeats in his music.  The show was great.  I loved that he was so humble coming on stage, as well as throughout the show.  The music was easy to dance to, something that is always key… Continue reading Mtl Jazz Fest: Jean Jean Roosevelt

Mtl Jazz Fest: Ibrahim Electric, Mokoomba and the Posterz

On the third, I returned to the Jazz Fest to see Ibrahim Electric, Mokoomba, and the Posterz.  I chose to see Ibrahim Electric because "Afrobeats" was in their description.  While I enjoyed their sound, is was very 1960s mod, it did not have Afrobeats in any way I could recognize.  All for the better, though, as it… Continue reading Mtl Jazz Fest: Ibrahim Electric, Mokoomba and the Posterz

Mtl Jazz Fest: Sandra Nkaké and Mokoomba

Version française suit On the second, I went, yet again, to the Jazz Fest.  I was there to see Sandra Nkaké and either The Hot Sardines or Mokoomba.  While The Hot Sardines were good, I was much more interested in Mokoomba, a band from Zimbabwe with a sound including traditional Tonga rhythms.  Right there were two… Continue reading Mtl Jazz Fest: Sandra Nkaké and Mokoomba