Five Minutes with Moses Boyd: Mr Bongo
30 Years of Mr Bongo is the highly anticipated multi-cultural musical event, three decades in the making. With a range of sounds including Brazilian, Latin, African, Jazz, Soul, Reggae from some of the world's most well-loved DJ's, this is one event that any music-lover won't want to miss. To find out a bit more about what we can expect, we spoke to drummer, composer and producer Moses Boyd.
Firstly, can you introduce us to your show and tell us what its about?
My name is Moses Boyd and I’m the leader of the Exodus. Exodus is my journey in sound, sounds I’ve been crafting and perfecting over the years.
Why should someone come and see your show?
Because the music will transport you from your current reality into unknown dimensions.
Where did the idea and inspiration come from?
From my heroes Wayne Shorter, Duke Ellington, Wiley, The Outkast, as well as all the sounds and communities I’ve been around.
What sort of person is going to love this show?
Hopefully those that were there during the rave scene years. Also lovers of deep groove and jazz.
What will surprise people about this show?
I have some new young talent in my band, so lots of new energy, a new musical set up and new music.