Sons of Kemet are playing Scala in London on the 7th December. Tickets are available here.
The first Shabaka and the Ancestors album 'The Wisdom of Elders', is now out on Gilles Peterson's record label Brownswood. It was recorded across one day whilst I was out playing with a group of South African jazz musicians I have admired for a long time. Read about it here, and see these videos to hear some of the music: The Wisdom of Elders Trailer, 'The Observer' (full track) and 'Joyous' (full track).
I did a concert-lecture recently as part of a series of talks curated by London's Otolith Collective and the Cape Town-based outfit Chimurenga at The Showroom Gallery in London. Here are my offerings - part 1, part 2.
Sons of Kemet have two new music videos. View 'In the Castle of my Skin' here and 'Play Mass' here.
I recently wrote an essay about playing with the Sun Ra Arkestra. Read it here.
The Comet is Coming recently released a new EP. Check it out on bandcamp.
New interview for Hissig.no. You can read it here.
New interview for ZO Magazine. You can read it here.
Sons of Kemet have a new album 'Lest we forget what we came here to do' which was released on 25 September 2015.
I've written an essay on the brilliant artwork of Daniela Yohannes published by Nat.Brut. You can read it here.
Many thanks to Jazz FM Awards for naming me Instrumentalist of the Year 2015.