All-Star Live Album, Soho Live, featuring Soweto Kinch, Gilad Atzmon, Shabaka Hutchings and Jay Phelps
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Dynamic British-Asian bass player Shez Raja formed his London-based Collective with the vision of creating exciting music that evokes all of the emotions - a unique mix of Indo-jazz, thundering funk, tuneful ragas and intoxicating grooves!
The group have produced three highly acclaimed albums. The latest release, Mystic Radikal (33 Records) features international jazz stars Andy Sheppard and Claude Deppa.
Mystic Radikal (33 Jazz)
“If the Mahavishnu Orchestra were reformed with a reincarnated Jaco Pastorius in charge it would sound pretty similar” – The Guardian
The Collective's live show is an eclectic headcharge of raw energy and always leaves audiences uplifted, inspired and asking for more!
Following spectacular performances at top UK venues and major international jazz festivals from Russia to New Zealand they have amassed a devoted fan base and forged a reputation as one of the most entertaining live acts on the scene today.
The stellar band line-up regularly features the cream of the UK and European jazz scene including Soweto Kinch, Andy Sheppard, Gilad Atzmon, Arun Ghosh, Jay Phelps, Monika Lidke, Denys Baptiste and Shabaka Hutchings.