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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]