Sunday January 19th – 7pm to 11pm
Namiwa Jazz is a 25 year old singer-songwriter who speaks her truth, with a fearless lyrical approach to subjects that mean a lot to her.
Whether singing with just a guitar accompaniment or a full band her unique singing style is leaving music lovers feeling that once again, the world may see another great voice emerge from the region, that amongst others, gave the world Joan Armatrading and Laura Mvula.
Surprising listeners with a voice and aura way beyond her years she describes her sound as Afro-Twang, blending genres of Nu-Soul, Funk, R&B, Hip Hop, Jazz and Reggae music together.
Namiwa Jazz has been in the studio writing and recoding with her 10 peice band creating new music to share with the world. Tom Robinson from BBC 6 Introducing sat up when he heard it and noted the unique groves and lyrics in ‘Let Me Treat You Right’.
2020 will be Namiwa Jazz most successful year in music yet, with a set of planned releases and confirmed gigs and festivals around the UK, Namiwa plans to bring nothing but sweet vibes and unique music to the industry.
Support provided by Ruth Kokumo + Fergus Channell + Demelza.