About Original Roots
Original Roots is a series of live music events with a world-jazz fusion angle, that take place in our wonderful living room. On Friday 29th November it is with great pleasure that we welcome Teotima to the living room stage.
About the artist
With Teotima, their second, recorded as-live to tape LP, London-based soul/jazz ensemble Teotima celebrate friendship, creativity, love, meditation, progress, and the work of being happy.
Across 7 tracks, Greg Sanders and co. hopscotch across the Atlantic paying homage to the African continent, Brazil, the Caribbean, USA and London. Each step bursts with a refreshing originality; from the East African, Chakacha rhythm of album opener ‘Suddenly’ through the warped samba of ‘If Every If’ and out via Gil Evans-like orchestration-come-heavy steppaz reggae of ‘From A Distance’ and odes to South African township jazz ‘To Friends’.
Teotima sees the band return to First Word Records, six years after debut album Counting The Ways, off the back of Teotima members making waves with their own projects as leaders, as well as playing with contemporaries such as James Blake, Jordan Rakei, Waaju, Riot Jazz and more.
- Live Performance 8 pm
- DJ from 11 pm to 1:30 am