Afrobeat ambassador Dele Sosimi’s new album ‘The Confluence’ has been recorded and produced with Essex musician Sam Duckworth, aka Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly; and a team of specially assembled musicians under the banner of “The Estuary 21” – with the name of the nearby river and the year, being a clue to future Confluence projects. Recorded over a multitude of sessions in 2021, this new set of songs flow with the sounds of Afrobeat, jazz, and worldly pop, and feelings of freedom, strength, and collaborative dynamism as a balm for life changing events.
“Brings lush jazz and global pop inflections to his trademark Afrobeat fusions” DJ Mag
“A magnificent blend of Afrobeat, soul and jazz” Louder Than War
“A true master of the form” Clash
“Sparkles with rejuvenation and enthusiasm” Backseat Mafia
“Organically shimmering with sun-lit horns and synth powered grooves” Songlines
“Well marinated in jazz-pop as Afrobeat…smooth but ear-entertaining and warm” Arts Desk