Descargas with Graeme Flowers & Vince Vella + DJ King Knut
An Afro-Cuban inspired night celebrating the spirit of descargas improvisation.
Graeme Flowers will perform a trumpet solo followed by a jam with VV and then DJing till late!
Graeme Flowers has performed live with Quincy Jones, Taylor Swift, Kylie Minogue, Duran Duran, Robbie Williams, Elbow, Rumer, Cee Lo Green, Michael Buble, The Brand New Heavies, The James Taylor Quartet, Seal, Pixie Lott, Kelly Rowland, The Script, Jamie Cullum, Caro Emerald, Tony Hadley, ABC, Go West, Charlotte Church, Rebecca Ferguson, Leona Lewis, Will Young, Jools Holland, Jimmy Sommerville, Rick Astley, Sandy Shaw, Kelly Clarkson, Midge Ure, Jamelia, Carleen Anderson, Mica Paris, Emma Bunton, Mel C, Hard-Fi, Just Jack, The Herbaliser, Ronan Keating, Gary Barlow, Alesha Dixon, Jason Donovan, Mark Owen, Lisa Stansfield, Kyle Eastwood, Tom Scott, Charlie Hunter, Deodato, The BBC Big Band, Gregory Porter and many more.
Graeme has recorded with Leona Lewis, Joey Negro, The Sunburst Band, Moloko, Brenda Russell, The Go Team, Katie Melua, Jakatta, Patrick Wolf, Lisa Lois, Mick Hucknall, Simply Red, The Feeling, Duffy, Imelda May, Ed Motta, Rebecca Ferguson, Kyle Eastwood, and has performed on, and written music for three Clint Eastwood movie soundtracks.
Producer, DJ and Percussionist, Vince Vella blends a deep knowledge of Afro-Cuban, and tropical rhythms with electronics. Alongside producing V V is an accomplished percussionist who has studied in Cuba and Brazil. His love affair with Cuba continues, where he co-produced the Havana Cultura series with Gilles Peterson, and Roberto Fonseca collaborating with some of the best musicians in Cuba: Julio Padron (Irakere), Danay Suarez, Changuito (Los Van Van), Los Aldeanos and DubStep pioneer Mala.
Vince has remixed Mobo award winners Sons Of Kemet and 4Hero among others.
As a DJ V V has shared the decks with the likes of 4Hero, Gilles Peterson, Kenny Dope, Charlie Dark, among many and performed at major festivals and venues like Glastonbury, Roskilde and the Barbican.