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  • Brownswood Basement: Gilles Peterson in Austin

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  • Brownswood Basement: Gilles Peterson with Theon Cross, Nabihah Iqbal and Connie Constance live from Total Refreshment Centre, London

    Theon Cross Theon Cross is a London based tuba player and jazz composer in the London’s thriving scene. The tubist has a unique swaggering and squelching timbre to his techniques, leading him to collaborate with musicians such as Moses Boyd, Jon Batists and Kano. The Londoner has also been nominated for Best Instrumentalist of the…

    Theon Cross

    Theon Cross is a London based tuba player and jazz composer in the London’s thriving scene. The tubist has a unique swaggering and squelching timbre to his techniques, leading him to collaborate with musicians such as Moses Boyd, Jon Batists and Kano. The Londoner has also been nominated for Best Instrumentalist of the Year by the Jazz FM Awards for his debut release Aspirations in 2015.

    Connie Constance

    Watford born, London based Connie Constance is an innovative singer songwriter who delves into the poetical influences of lyricism. With a husky jazz influenced vocal sound and her recent Boring Connie EP, Connie Constance is the freshest young talent signed to AMF Records.

    Nabihah Iqbal

    Originally known as Throwing Shade, Nabihah Iqbal has been building her musical reputation since 2013, with her first release on Kassem Mosse’s Ominira imprint and her bi-weekly show on NTS Radio. Set to release her debut full-length album Weighing of the Heart on Ninja Tune, Nabihah has recently been focusing on live instrumentation and charting the waters where dance music and pop meet.

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  • Brownswood Basement Extra: Gilles Peterson with D.A.N., China Moses and Matias Aguayo

    China Moses Los Angeles born singer, China Moses, is the daughter of Dee Dee Bridgewater and Gilbert Moses. She’s been releasing music since she was 18 and now has six studio releases to her name, her most recent being Nightintales, released on MPS in March this year. Matias Aguayo Matias Aguayo is a Chilean born, Berlin…

    China Moses

    Los Angeles born singer, China Moses, is the daughter of Dee Dee Bridgewater and Gilbert Moses. She’s been releasing music since she was 18 and now has six studio releases to her name, her most recent being Nightintales, released on MPS in March this year.

    Matias Aguayo

    Matias Aguayo is a Chilean born, Berlin raised DJ/producer, whose genre-bending body of work is hard to categorise. The main tool for creating his music is his main instrument, his voice, which he uses to slip into different roles and imitate sounds. HIs latest release with The Desdemonas, Sofarnopolis, was released on Crammed Discs earlier this year.

    D.A.N

    Minimal electro-rock trio, D.A.N formed in Tokyo in 2014. Their unique sound -with influences ranging from house and techno to psychedelic and African music – led them to perform at the Fuji Rock Festival in 2016. Since then they have supported artists including James Blake and Floating Points.

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  • Brownswood Basement: Gilles Peterson with Triforce (Live), Ty and Valerie Etienne

    Triforce   Made up of members Mansur Brown, Dominic Canning, Ricco Komolafe and Benjamin Appiah, Triforce is a jazz, hip-hop, funk, grime and Neo-Soul infused band from South London. Building on from the success of their debut EP, Triforce 5ive, they’ll be featuring on the upcoming Brownswood Recordings compilation, We Out Here.  Valerie Etienne Valerie Etienne…

    Triforce

     

    Made up of members Mansur Brown, Dominic Canning, Ricco Komolafe and Benjamin Appiah, Triforce is a jazz, hip-hop, funk, grime and Neo-Soul infused band from South London. Building on from the success of their debut EP, Triforce 5ive, they’ll be featuring on the upcoming Brownswood Recordings compilation, We Out Here. 

    Valerie Etienne

    Valerie Etienne is a vocalist and singer song-writer with a career stretching back over 25 years. Currently on tour with Jamiroquai, who she’s worked with for 17 years, Valerie has worked with some of the biggest names in music such as Bryan FerryLenny Kravitz, Omar, Leon WareMarlena ShawBill Withers and Al Jarreau . She was an original member of the group Galliano on Gilles Peterson’s Talkin’ Loud label.

    Ty

    Ben Chijioke, better known as British rapper Ty, is best known for his lyrical frankness and honest portrayals of everyday life. He has four successful albums under his belt, as well as a Mercury Prize nomination.

     

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  • Brownswood Basement: Gilles Peterson with Moonchild (live), Moxie, Daniel Haaksman

    Moxie Beginning her career on pirate radio stations and regularly DJing on the London club circuit, Moxie‘s DJing experiences have been as broad and ambitious as her tastes. She now balances a position as an underground mainstay and a regular voice on national radio. She chats to Gilles about the third instalment of her On Loop…

    Moxie

    Beginning her career on pirate radio stations and regularly DJing on the London club circuit, Moxie‘s DJing experiences have been as broad and ambitious as her tastes. She now balances a position as an underground mainstay and a regular voice on national radio. She chats to Gilles about the third instalment of her On Loop Compilation which came out in October.

    Daniel Haaksman

    German DJ Daniel Haaksman is the label head of Man Recordings. As a DJ few can claim to have as much impact on world music, he has given a huge platform to lesser known music from Africa, Asia and South America.

    Moonchild

    LA based trio Moonchild released their third album Voyager on Tru Thoughts earlier in 2017. Pioneering a unique neo-soul sound with elements of jazz, the band have crafted a sonic space of their own.

    Photography by: Dobie Photo

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  • Brownswood Basement: Gilles Peterson with Leroy Burgess, Red Greg and John Morales

    John Morales John Morales was born in the Bronx, New York and has been involved in the creation of hit records for the better part of 30 years, playing at spots like the infamous Studio 54. LeRoy Burgess Funk and disco stalwart LeRoy Burgess‘ fingerprints can be found on records spanning 40 years. A multi-instrumentalist, singer, producer,…

    John Morales

    John Morales was born in the Bronx, New York and has been involved in the creation of hit records for the better part of 30 years, playing at spots like the infamous Studio 54.

    LeRoy Burgess

    Funk and disco stalwart LeRoy Burgess‘ fingerprints can be found on records spanning 40 years. A multi-instrumentalist, singer, producer, arranger and composer, Burgess’ impact on the history of dance music, from the birth of house to the founding of boogie, is beyond measure.

    Red Greg

    London local and Ebonite founder DJ Red Greg first stepped up to the booth in 1985 and he hasn’t stopped since. His deep knowledge and technical chops have taken him around the world, spinning funk, soul, house and acid records for audiences everywhere.

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