Strävan is proud to present Omar + QCBA live at the legendary 100 Club on Oxford Street, London.
Omar Lye-Fook MBE is, without a doubt, one of the greatest soul music talents the United Kingdom has produced in the last 40 years. If anyone has doubts about that, then they should consider the list of legendary artists who happily line up to collaborate with him musically, or simply sing his praises – from Stevie Wonder, the late Leon Ware, Erykah Badu, Common, through to Carleen Anderson, D’Angelo, and Soul II Soul’s Caron Wheeler, Angie Stone and UK artists Courtney Pine, Rodney P, Kele LeRoc, Natasha Watts and Estelle, who all appreciate his truly original and unique voice, his musicianship and his songwriting talent.
Omar teams up with his decade-long partnership of QCBA, featuring the outstanding trumpet player Quentin Collins and the tenor sax titan Brandon Allen, for an intoxicating musical cocktail of jazz, R&B, funk and soul.
QCBA are an organ driven quartet of virtuosos known for their funky and contemporary original music. Influenced by the great Blue Note era of the 60s, they’ve taken the jazz scene by storm with their eclectic collaborations.
“The mix of Latin stylings, funk rhythms and soulful lyrics, paired with the jazz masters that are QCBA,
made for an evening of high-class entertainment. The audience would agree that there’s ‘nothing like
–London Jazz News
This is going to be a night to remember, get your tickets NOW for what will be sure to be a sell out!