A Wah Wah Live Rio Carnival Special @ Favela Chic with your resident DJs/Hosts Dom Servini & Scrimshire, plus a very special live PA from Sunlightsquare.
Sunlightsquare fuse Latin, jazz, soul, reggaeton, funk and salsa inspired music to create beautiful innovative grooves, making them one of the most exciting acts to spawn from the London Jazz scene in recent years!
They first started recording together in 2004, releasing their debut album ‘Urban Session’ in 2006 on their own label Sunlightsquare Records. This hugely talented collective is the brainchild of Italian pianist Claudio Passavanti, who has culled together a team of world class musicians and vocalists including: drum legend Steve Gadd, bassist Will Lee, vocalists Joy Malcolm, Z-Star, Tasita D’Mour, Sharlene Hector, percussionist Giovanni Imparato, drummers Nikolaj Bjerre and Cristiano Micalizzi , and trumpeter Quentin Collins. 2009 saw the launch of their fantastic album ‘Urban Latin Soul’ which reached great acclaim, topped off with a sell-out album launch show at London’s Jazz Cafe. Their singles, including a cover of Stevie Wonder’s ‘Pastime Paradise’ (ft Z Star), the Jackson Sisters’ “I Believe In Miracles” & the latin fuelled ‘Amuyada’ (Ft Joy Malcom) have been championed by the world’s DJ elite with support from Gilles Peterson, Craig Charles (Soul & Funk Show), Footloose (1xtra), Tony Humphries & many more!
Sunlightsquare are the perfect outfit to celebrate the Rio Carnival with, and Favela Chic is the perfect venue. They will be performing a live P.A. with keys, percussion, vocals and Claudio on the decks to bring the Carnival spirit to EC2!