A World in London 242 – Latchepen

 
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London four-piece band Latchepen debuted in our studio at SOAS Radio this week, dashing through a repertoire of 20th century classics by Django Reinhardt, Serge Gainsbourg, and their own kick-ass compositions, with astonishing musicianship & dazzling dexterity! Matt Holborn,Kourosh Kanani, Simon Read, and Jeremie Coullon supplied the essential ingredients for this true Gypsy Jazz workout, on violin, guitars, and double-bass, with oodles of swing! Not a toe stood still in the house, so check out Latchepen’s excellent album – ‘Love Letters’ – and take your dancing shoes to their next gigs in the capital, at Verdi – Royal Albert Hall on Dec 1st, and Cucumbar on Dec 10th! www.latchepen.com

Track list:

Joji Hirota – Chikyu

Mary Ann Kennedy – Seinn, Horo, Seinn

James Patrick Gavin – The Lark In the Clear Air

Criolo – La Vem Voce

Jono Heyes & Friends – Coucou Mon Ami

EtnoRom – Illatos a Hajad

John Duhan – The Voyage

Jorge Drexler – Movimiento

Latchepen – Thunkette

Latchepen – Koo Koo

Latchepen – Love Letters

AWIL Goin’ Global Gigs Guide: Nov 23 Native Sun @ The Dome N19, Nov 25 Namlo @ Tramshed, Nov 25 Kuch Kuch Bollywood Nights @ The Alice, Nov 26 Cat & Wolf @ Ritzy, Nov 29 DJ Ritu @ Science Museum Illuminating India, Nov 29 Tell Tale Tusk @ Tuned In London, Dec 1 Latchepen @ Verdi, Dec 6 Lo’Jo @ Rich Mix …more at www.djritu.com

22/11/17 AWIL 242 #AWorldInLondon is podcast on #Itunes & #Mixcloud: http://www.mixcloud.com/SOASradio/playlists/a-world-in-london/ A World In London – in its ELEVENTH year! Live on Wednesdays, 4pm, from SOAS Radio: mixlr.com/soasradio and AWIL/CC at Resonance 104.4fm at 6.30pm, repeat Monday 8am, online, DAB & on Resonance Extra 5pm Wednesdays. Join us on Twitter @aworldinlondon This week Maya Youssef at Resonance, click: https://www.mixcloud.com/Resonance/a-world-in-london-22nd-november-2017/ Next week global music @ SOAS. www.djritu.com https://www.facebook.com/DjRitu Twitter:@djritu1 @aworldinlondon

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