Oren Marshall & Charming Transport Band - Family Connections
Album Title: Family Connections Artist: Oren Marshall & Charming Transport Band Catalogue no: F-IRECD35 Date of Release: 25/10/2010 Price: 9.99 GBP
A potent mix of African groove, Blues, jazz and super-skilled, raw improvisation. Highly imaginative new music to stimulate mind and body.
“Disintegrate the divisive and integrate the diverse”
“One of the best and most original bands in London, the Charming Transport Band are seriously skilled, world-class musicians and entertainers. They play a hot mix of Jazz, Afro-beat, Traditional Ghanaian, Funk and Improvisation. Continually evolving with each gig they play, they just get stronger and stronger. A totally unmissable and unique band.”
The Charming Transport Band are :
Oren Marshall – Tuba
Julian Siegel - Reeds
Miles James – Guitar
Lekan Shobiyi - Guitar
Jonathan Geyevu - Keyboards/Piano
Afla Sackey – Atenteben Flute, Vocals, Light Percussion, Dance
Yaw Asumadu – Djembe, Congas, Atenteben Flute
Annor Asamoah – Gome Drum
Every year, since 2009, the band has been featured at the London Jazz Festival and in 2011 opened the festival live on BBC radio.