Chop and Quench "The Fela! Band"

Chop and Quench "The Fela! Band"

Friday, June 23

9:30 pm

$20.00

Chop and Quench "The Fela! Band"
Chop and Quench "The Fela! Band"
Chop and Quench, “The Fela! Band”, is comprised of members of the cast and band of FELA! the musical. Individually, the musicians are some of the finest in New York, having performed with The Roots, India Arie, Elvis Costello, and many others. Lead singer Sahr Ngaujah was nominated for a TONY Award for his performance in the Broadway show and has been featured on film and television. As a unit, the band has gotten to accompany performers such as Beyonce, Femi Kuti, and Angelique Kidjo. Known for their straightforward performances of classic Fela Kuti compositions, they have branched out, bringing their own original music to the stage. Chop and Quench performs around the world. They even made an appearance at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in conjunction with the premier of Alex Gibney’s film “Finding Fela”. They continue to pay homage to the Fela movement with "The '69 Los Angeles Sessions," about a storied period in Pan-African music history. It is their first recording since the Fela! Broadway cast recording.
Venue Information:
Ginny's Supper Club
310 Lenox Ave.
New York, NY, 10027
http://ginnyssupperclub.com/