Ozi Ozaa Yaw Asumadu & 11 Piece Afrofunk/Highlife Band

11 Shakespeare Rd, Napier

"A joyful and jaw dropping fusion of afro-grooves and jazz that hits you like a burst of sonic sunshine" Phil Jackson, BBC specialist music presenter describing Yaw Asumadu who is a master drummer, composer, African flautist, bass guitarist and xylophone player.

In 2018 Ghanaian master musician Yaw Asumadu, moved to NZ and has formed the new band Ozi Ozaa which is a 11 piece band packed full of funk & jazz with sweet highlife and traditional African rhythms with members who have previously played in Kiwi acts such as Batucada Sound Machine, Tahuna Breaks, The Scribes of Ra, Ijebu Pleasure Club Yaw.

The band has been packing out performances including recent joyful performances at the Auckland Arts Festival and supporting Mad Professor

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Sat 30th Sep 2023, 8:00pm


The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

11 Shakespeare Rd, Napier

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