Mezcla "Shoot the Moon" Album Launch
Mezcla + Anoushka Nanguy Quartet
Entry Requirements: 18+
Mezcla launch debut album ‘Shoot the Moon' at Stereo, in their biggest headline show to date! Support from Anoushka Nanguy Quartet.
Recently signed to Ubuntu Records, Mezcla are a Glasgow based world/jazz fusion ensemble attracting attention for their soulful blend of eclectic jazz and infectious grooves. Skilfully fusing influences from West Africa to Latin America and beyond, Mezcla's music is distinguished by its uplifting melodies, shimmering textures, and visceral improvisation.
Led by bass player David Bowden (BBC Young Scottish Jazz Musician of the Year 2017), the line-up features some of the best of Glasgow’s vibrant young jazz scene. Performance highlights have included BBC Music’s Biggest Weekend, Belladrum Festival and Celtic Connections and London Jazz Festival.
"Gleefully combining African, Latin American and even Scottish influences with exuberant energy" -The Scotsman
"Fresh and vibrant" - BBC Radio 3
Joshua Elcock – Trumpet Michael Butcher – Saxophone Rachel Lightbody – Vocals Alan Benzie – Keys Ben MacDonald – Guitar David Bowden – Bass and Compositions Stephen Henderson – Drums Steve Forman - Percussion