MISHKA ADAMS + VOCAL GLOBAL + TALKINGDRUM - Thursdays at Styx

Our weekly event at sensational arts venue Styx, right beside Tottenham Hale Station.

MISHKA ADAMS

Since moving to London in 2006, Filipina/British singer Mishka Adams has released 6 albums, the first four with British jazz label Candid Records, graduated with a Masters in Jazz Vocals from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and built a solid name for herself as a singer and percussionist on the London Jazz and Samba scenes. She has toured the UK extensively and performed on stages such as Pizza Express Jazz Club, The Royal Albert Hall, The Vortex, The Barbican and 606 Jazz Club among others.
She plays a mixture of music from all over Brazil and South America as well as her own soulful, lyrical originals and her greatest love is collaborating with musicians from different musical backgrounds – most recently she released an album with renowned educator, musician, composer and arranger Pete Churchill – an album called Stories to Tell. The album features compositions written by Pete Churchill and performed by a remarkable band: Mishka Adams on lead vocals, Pete Churchill on piano and vocals, Mark Lockheart on saxophone, Adriano Adewale on percussion, and Ben Barritt on guitar and vocals. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jzcAj4t-sZQ

VOCAL GLOBAL

A musical Journey around the world; From the Caribbean to the Middle-East full with vocals, ethnic beat box, conscious lyrics in Hebrew, English and Creole.

DavidX (France/Martiniqe) plays violin, guitar and is an amazing beat-boxer! He imitates talking drums, congas, darbuka, tabla, brass, bass and the list is still long. He also builds his own electro acoustic prototype-instruments.

Noga Ritter (Israel) is a singer-song writer. She sings in Hebrew, English and Creole and plays the piano. Her lyrics are always meaningful and emotional, ranging from personal stories to political messages.

In their music they mix influences from both of their origins (the Middle East and French-Caribbean) with other music they love such as African music, Indian, Jazz and more... The result is music that crosses borders and cultures and carries a strong message of cultural celebration!

Vocal Global has played in many venues across London including; Passing Clouds, The Forge, Green Note, Rich Mix, Arcola Theatre, and The Ritzy (Brixton).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9FAUjaMYno

TALKINGDRUM

TalkingDRUM are a vibrant group of professional drummers based in London who perform exhilaratingly rhythmical music from Africa, Brazil and Cuba. The band brings together music studied by leader Laurence Hill and others from master-musicians in Accra (Ghana), Boké (Guinea), Rio de Janeiro, Recife (Brazil) and Havana (Cuba).

If you're up for a dance, TalkingDRUM's powerful and vibrant authentic grooves will not disappoint!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3kP_-A4r6io

Doors from 7pm, music from 8pm

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