Snarky Puppy’s Michael League fuses his groove-driven world with musicians from four continents.They have played with the likes of Paul Simon and Sting through to Yo Yo Ma creating music that traces the blues from its roots in African and the Arab World and into a modern context.
The word 'bokanté' means 'exchange' in Creole, the language of vocalist Malika Tirolien’s
youth growing up on the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe.
Two-time Grammy award-winning guitarists Michael League
, Chris McQueen
, and Bob Lanzetti
(all from Snarky Puppy
), percussion legend Jamey Haddad
(Paul Simon, Sting
), pedal and lap steel virtuoso Roosevelt Collier
(Lee Boys, Karl Denson
), and unplaceable percussionists André Ferrari
) and Keita Ogawa
(Banda Magda, Yo-Yo Ma
) come together to create a diverse ensemble rich in groove, melody, and soul.
Visit Bokanté's website
£20*, U25s £5*
The Apex, Bury St Edmunds
*Includes £1 booking fee.
This event is promoted by The Apex