Press

Powerful
(Financial Times)

How to do East meets West with subtlety & flair..Rafiki Jazz..the best of British
(Songlines magazine Top of the World)

A musical masala..resonates with emotion and power
(Northern Sky)

Mesmerising devotional songs from Africa & Asia..impressive, elegant & wide-ranging
(Guardian)

The most diverse band in the UK…excellent, Sufi-inspired, luxuriant sounds
(London Evening Standard)

‘gorgeous music’
(Diz Heller, Arc Music International)

‘exciting & special!..comes across with a maturity and slow-burning beauty, to savour and enjoy’ 
(Debbie Golt: Resonance FM)

‘we’re loving the Rafiki Jazz album’
(Mary Ann Kennedy BBC World on 3)

‘a slinky global groove guaranteed to raise the temperature..a life affirming and uplifting celebration of multiculturalism’ 
(Dave Haslam; R2 Magazine)

‘big music indeed…elegant charm & rootsy authenticity’ 
(Howard Male: Songlines Magazine)

‘big, but refreshingly light-footed.. this unusual line-up will be well worth keeping an ear on’
(Jamie Renton: fRoots magazine)

‘a new, inventive and utterly fresh approach’
(Gill Kay:Jersey Evening Post)

‘three continents, one groove.. their delightfully open, brilliantly sunshine sound is the kind of unforced, effortlessly natural cultural collaboration to strike fear into the nearest BNP supporter’
(Nige Tassell:Womad)