Scalding hot, hard-bop grooves spliced with free flowing fiery lyrics of the likes you’ve never heard before from the uniquely talented double MOBO winner and Mercury Prize nominee Soweto Kinch.
“Hyper-talented saxman/rapper” Evening Standard
“Kicks pure jazz and authentic rap into a brave new world” The Guardian
Soweto Kinch is a multi award-winning saxophonist, MC and composer specialising in a trademark style of jazz, rap and spoken word unlike that of any other performer in the world. Revered among both musicians and rappers alike, Soweto has amassed an unprecedented array of accolades including two MOBO awards, two Urban Music Awards, BBC Rising Star Award, BBC Best Jazz Instrumentalist, BBC Best Jazz Band, Montreux Jazz Festival Award, Peter Whittingham Award for Jazz innovation, Winner of the White Foundation World Sax competition and a nomination for the much coveted Mercury Music Prize.
Growing up with a playwright for a father and an actress for a mother, performance has always been in Soweto’s blood and over the years he has become an ambassador of urban culture as well as a British jazz institution.
“A distinct and commanding way of looking at jazz, at hip-hop, and at the whole performance situation” New York Times
“Contemporary and classic styles. It’s difficult to think of anyone currently able to produce a more convincing and engaging mix than Soweto Kinch” BBC Music