One-Drum Rhythms // Live Afro Jazz  | Grow Hackney Wick  | Sat 9th November 2019 Lineup

One-Drum Rhythms // Live Afro Jazz

Grow in Hackney Wick

Saturday 9th November 2019

7:00pm til 2:00am

Minimum Age: 18

A master drummer who's collaborated with the late CREAM drummer, Ginger Baker and Van Morrison, returns with his Afro Jazz fusion project, One-Drum.

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One-Drum Rhythms // Live Afro Jazz on Saturday 9th November 2019

Fusing traditional Ghanaian Highlife beats with funk, blues and jazz. Adding chanted vocals, complex intersecting rhythms, and percussion in to the mix.

For the past 12 years Abass has been working with the legendary CREAM drummer Ginger Baker and together they played in Jazz venues and festivals around the globe.

Abass also collaborated with Van Morrison on his album called ' Van Morrison Duets: Re-working the Catalogue' and has subsequently been involved in many innovative and exciting performances,
recordings, TV appearances and educational projects.

Abass runs his own educational workshop with his core team, inviting people of all ages and abilities to personally experience the complexity and dynamism of African music and dance through participation in residencies, workshops, lectures and

About Grow, Hackney
Carved out of an old sausage factory, Grow has been transformed into an independent canal side bar, kitchen and creative space. It was built, and is run by a small team. We operate as a ethical and sustainable business and rely on the creative sharing economy of Hackney Wick and the surrounding area. We partner with artists, musicians, DJ's and community groups to and hold as many free events as we can. We have a range of craft and organic drinks at the bar and the kitchen serve a seasonal menu freshly prepared in the canalside kitchen. More at

Music Genres: 

African, Jazz

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