Bands

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Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band

Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band released their first album on Strut Records in 2015. The band will be appearing at over 50 international festivals in 2016, including Roskilde, Dour, Sines Festival, and North Sea Jazz Festival.

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Xavier Naidoo

Xavier Naidoo is the most successful soul singer in Germany. His fantastic voice and wide range of styles has touched the hearts and souls of the German people. Xavier has sold millions of records and performed for millions of people. His latest CD “Alles Kann … Read more »

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Afrobeat Academy

The Afrobeat Academy is one of the heaviest afrobeat-funk-highlife bands on planet Earth! We have an on-going collaboration with one one Ghana’s greatest living treasures: guitarist and composer Ebo Taylor. Our album Love and Death was released on Strut Records in 2010, and the follow … Read more »

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Poets of Rhythm / Karl Hector & The Malcouns

The Poets have been around since the early 1990s–their style continues to evolve, and it’s as interesting now as ever. Deep, psychedlic afro funk is how we like to describe it. The music speaks for itself..  

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Polydelic Souls

The Polydelic Souls are the band behind the music for Thomas Ostermeier’s production of Othello at the Schaubühne Berlin. The band features Nils Ostendorf on trumpet, Thomas Myland on organ and preprensua, and Max Weissenfeldt on drums and percussion. Listen here!  

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Kayla Quintet

This new quintet features Gerhard Gschlößl on trombone, Antonis Anissegos on Wurlitzer, Oliver Steidle on drums and Jan Roder on bass. The music reflects Ben’s musical interpretation of the Kayla people: the Ethiopian jews (Kayla means other or outcast) who lived in isolated communities for … Read more »