Experience the magic of Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids at The Jazz Cafe

Experience the magic of Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids at The Jazz Cafe



Check out the Afro-futuristic sound.

The uber-cool Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids is coming to London. The show takes place on 9 April at The Jazz Café, and here’s what to expect from the Afro Futuristic group.

Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids is known for its Afro meet jazz sound. Idris is the lead singer, and he was born in Chicago, United States. He was mentored by the pianist Cecil Taylor, learned to play many instruments, and would travel the world as a musician. He was inspired by his travels across Africa including trips to Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya and Uganda.  

He founded The Pyramids band in the early 1970s, although they would later split up and reform multiple times. The group would sell their first albums from the truck of their car, and the releases included King of Kings and Lalibela. The albums include Afro Futuristic Dream, An Angel Fell, Centurian, Portrait, and Shaman! The songs include Rhapsody in Berlin, Tinoge Ya Ta’a Ba, and Whispering Tenderness. 

If you love live music, there are a range of cool concerts in London. Belgian Moroccan performer DYSTINCT heads to O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire on 13 February. Turkish singer Sancak, real name Yılmaz Erdoğan, is coming to Islington Assembly Hall on 18 February. Egypt’s rising star, Samar Tarik, is coming to Dingwells in Camden on 25 February. Plus, the Moroccan band Meteor Airlines will play at 93 Feet East on 20 July.  

Tickets to see Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids are available now and start from £19.25. The event starts at 7pm. Check in with FACT for the latest entertainment news.

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