Zena E with JSB @ The Ritzy Upstairs

ImageI’ve been working with Jon Speedy for the last 5 years. This year he brings the Funk Jazz Afrobeat collective JON SPEEDY BAND.      JSB start a monthly residency at Brixton Ritzy with special guest vocalists / poets / MC’s each month. For the launch night, on Thursday July 12th, I  featured as guest vocalist and poet. Check the Sound cloud links below to hear our collaboration in 2012.
Brixton Oval, London SW2 1JG
8.30pm / Free Entry

Recordings with JSB

JSB is a London based project led by guitarist & composer JON SPEEDY in Imagecollaboration with saxophonist & horn arranger IAN BAILEY. A high energy exploration of Funk, Jazz, Rock, Soul & Afrobeat, the debut E.P was released in May 2011 to positive reviews, featuring on Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show – BBC Radio 6 & Jazz FM.The core quintet includes trombone player NICK MILLS, drummer JIMMY NORDEN & bass player DAN SWAIN. The debut album will be released in Autumn 2012, featuring guest appearecences from vocalists ZENA EDWARDS & AiNA!.

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