Aberdeen Jazz Festival: Fat-suit Werkha Jazz

Aberdeen Jazz Festival: Fat-suit Werkha

Scotland’s own mighty crossover juggernaut, effortlessly assimilate influences from Jazz, Fusion, House, Brass-Rock and Scottish Folk music to create a vibrant new musical vocabulary. With a line up of guitars, violins, keyboards, horns, bass, drums and percussion, they play stunning original compositions blending various genres that create a fresh infectious sound. Compared to Snarky Puppy, Vulfpeck and GoGoPenguin, they have played summer festivals across Europe delivering their “sun bright, pulsating blast of energy” (The Herald).
Glaswegian producer Tom A. Leah, A.K.A. Werkha, makes his Festival debut with a full live band, including outstanding vocalist Byrony Jarman-Pinto.  This underground sensation heavily supported by Gilles Peterson present an infectious fusion of Afro-beat, bass, house, jazz, funk and soul.

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