Nubya Garcia shares ‘Lost Kingdoms’ from forthcoming EP, out soon via Jazz re:freshed

Nubya Garcia

Say hello to Nubya Garcia, the London-based saxophonist and composer who works as part of six-piece, Maisha, and the Nérija septet. Taking a step away from band duties Garcia is set to release her first solo project Nubya’s 5ive” via Jazz re:freshed on May 9th. The 5 song project which “explores the common ground between progressive jazz, hip hop and soulful, groove led rhythms — is set to cement her credentials as one of hardest working in UK music.” The EP features a wealth of musical talent including Joe Armon-Jones (Piano), Moses Boyd (Drums), Daniel Casimir  (Bass), Femi Koloeso (Drums), Sheila Maurice-Grey (Trumpet) and Theon Cross (Tuba). Here, we have the EPs opening track “Lost Kingdoms”, a distinctly mellow, yet intense affair, that unravels itself through its winding and hypnotising arrangements. Listen below.  

 

Nubya’s 5ive is out on May 9th via Jazz re:freshed – pre-order from Bandcamp.

CF Smith

Write for Music Is My Sanctuary & Stereofox.

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