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 gigs are:
Hope Festival Main Stage Sat 27th May www.hopefestival.co.uk.
Glastonbury Festival 2017!
The Bell in Bath Sunday 2nd June
Chalfest Main Stage 22nd July: www.facebook.com/Chalfest/
Boomtown 10th-13th August 2017 www.boomtownfair.co.uk/artist/solomento/
Stroud Fringe – Sunday August 27th – 7.30pm Canal Stage – http://stroudfringe.co.uk/
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