San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
On Sunday November 29th the HKB FiNN QUiNTET will be in concert at The Vortex Jazz Club, 11 Gillett Place, London N16 8AZ from 7pm - 11pm performing their unique blend of Soulful Spoken Word & Jazz.
There will be a few surprise musical guests & the band will perform 2 sets on the night
(1st Set: AMPLiFiER - Spoken Word Opera / 2nd Set URBAN ROOTS LiVE).
The HKB FiNN QUiNTET are:
Cheryl Alleyne - Drums
Rio Kai - Double Bass
Edison Herbert - Electric Guitar
Irene Forrester - Vocals
HKB FiNN - Percussion & Spoken Word
When & Where
HKB FiNN is a spoken word artist from London, who work consists of music, poetry and film. His Poetry is often accompanied by a blissful blend of Jazz, Hip Hop & Afrobeat. FiNN was Born in Malta, raised in Jamaica and has been a London for many years. He has appeared at over 500 music festivals in over 34 countries since becoming a solo artist in 1999. In 2004, the University of East London awarded him an honorary ‘Masters’ for his ‘outstanding contribution to contemporary music’ and since then he has gone on to share his unique vision and sounds as only a 21st century Griot can. HKB FiNN 6th album: (Prelude) Urban Roots is part of a wider project exploring the changing landscape of Black cultural productions.
“Totally refreshing...” Debbie Golt Resonance FM
“Magnifique...” Strada Magazine
“A fabulous mix, inspiring and tasteful” BBC Radio South
“One of music’s best kept secrets...” The Arizona Sun
“Articulate and inspirational” Nick Luscombe, XFM
“Finn is a great lyricist” Okayplayer.com
“An inspiration to listen to” UK Hip Hop.com
“Exceptional” The Sunday Times