Solomento play an uplifting World fusion, East African vocals and rhythms with a Latin/Ska ‘Caribbean’ backbeat.
Solomento ‘Sol-o-mento’ perform their ‘acoustic’ set using traditional Cuban and Mento instrumentation with baselines driven by double bass and or Marimbula. Playing all original material, their unique ‘Solo-sound’ is warm, groovy, happy and engaging.
“spontaneous, joyful, uplifting and infectious” “irresistible rhythms and sound”
Our next public gig is 22nd Jan 2017 (1pm – 3pm) at the Bell in Bath. See our Facebook page for more details
Working with singer wanje luckie we now mix up big East African sounds with a Latin – Ska back-beat. Vocals are in Giryama, Kiswahili and English. The set is made up of entirely original material.
Solomento are proud to have a track released on the prestigious ‘Lemon_Cello‘ Compilation album.
Conceived by composer agent Carolynne Wyper of SMA Talent and SMARawTalent, and composer Dean Valentine as a fundraising project for the London-based, internationally acclaimed Royal Marsden Cancer Charity in the name of world-renowned cellist, Caroline Brown, the album features music composed and performed by 21 composers, some contemporary and some classical.
Our track is a mellow accoustic Ska tune featuring special gueat Christopher Allen on Cello.
The Album can be purchased on-line here: http://plantsounds.net/product/lemon_cello