Date: 13.09.2024 9:00 pm

Camilla George

Kanteena Duration: 75 minutes Get Tickets

Camilla George is a visionary saxophonist, composer, bandleader and innovator. Her strong cultural roots and love of fusing African and Western Music has informed her own unique style, a key reason why she is a firm fixture on the new London Jazz scene, alongside peers such as Nubya Garcia and Shabaka Hutchings.

Born in Eket, Nigeria, Camilla has been interested in music from an early age, particularly in the fusion of African and Western music. She grew up listening to Fela Kuti, as well as Jackie McLean and Charlie Parker. She began playing the saxophone aged 11 years old when she won some saxophone lessons in a music contest.

Her music is a hypnotising blend of Afrofuturism, hip hop and jazz, with a politically minded subtext powerfully connected to her Nigerian identity, lineage and heritage, reflecting African history, culture and slavery.

Having sold out her 2019 performance at the festival, we are really excited to welcome Camilla back for this exciting Friday night set at Kanteena.

Camilla George – Alto saxophone
Renato Paris – Keyboards
Dan Casimir – Bass
Rod Youngs – Drums

Camilla George is supported by Atatu Trio – included in the same ticket.

  • Where: Kanteena
  • Date: 13.09.2024
  • Doors time: 7:00pm
  • Gig time: 9:00 pm
  • Duration: 75 minutes
  • Price: £12

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