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T710069128 (BARB11)

Back in 2008 the Barbican presented the first-ever Honest Jon s Chop Up, a riotous feast of music from global artists who all had recorded for the influential West London label Honest Jon s, the label co-run by Damon Albarn and the shop of the same name. Honest Jon s specialises in nothing except wonderful music: from post-war black music in Britain to African highlife, from 70s English folk to modern Southern Soul. The celebration returns with another helping of extraordinary artists focused around a new project featuring Damon Albarn, legendary afrobeat drummer Tony Allen and Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea. Further highlights are World Circuit s latest discovery, the Malian singer Fatoumata Diawara, Detroit techno/house alchemist Theo Parrish, and the extraordinary Chicago brass sensation, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, featuring eight brothers, all sons of legendary Sun Ra associate Phil Cohran. The brothers, who started as a street ensemble have recoded with Mos Def, Erykah Badu and Gorillaz.Performer Damon Albarn. Performer Tony Allen. Performer Flea. Performer Fatoumata Diawara. Performer Hypnotic Brass Ensemble. Performer Theo Parrish.
29 Oct 11Barbican Centre, West End :: V371
listing details L0795253686

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