Friday, July 15, 2022, 7 pm
Led by multi-instrumentalist Nikhil P. Yerawadekar of Antibalas and Low Mentality, Living Language pays homage to Fela Kuti and his Afrobeat concept in a nimble, soulful jazz format. The ensemble features musicians from Antibalas, Akoya Afrobeat, Charles Bradley & The Extraordinaires, and Midnight Magic. Living Language creates dance-friendly new colloquialisms. Sonorous and funky, the band aims to develop the musical language of Afrobeat.