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The Amani Consort

Saturday 21 January 10.00pm

“The Amani Consort define what soul funk neo soul jazz and hip hop sound like coming from our town! “New york and London have a groove all of their own now Perth has one” – THE WEST AUSTRALIAN
January 21st sees the Ellington play host to The Amani Consort as they perform two electrifying sets for the late night groove session.
With the band performing limited shows in Perth in 2017 don’t miss your chance to catch this amazing group in action.
 
A flawlessly funky and infectious experience, featuring soulful vocals over a fat bass and imaginative melodies. ” 
Travis Johnston –XPRESS MAGAZINE
 
2016 has seen The Amani Consort deliver their much anticipated album “Dawn After Dark” to rave reviews, being described as:
“ An early contender for W.A release of the year” David Weber – ABC

“This record will make you mellow and introspective all at once it’s truly a remarkable experience” THE MUSIC

The Amani Consort were nominated for “Best Urban Act” in the Western Australian Music Industry Awards on the back of their debut EP “Better Way”.  and their amazing live performances have gained them rave reviews.

“The soulful, funk laden vibes of The Amani Consort, are destined to play at Bluesfest” – Larry Heath THE AU REVIEW

The Amani Consort will amaze and inspire you with their powerful performance style and contagious melodies. This original 5-piece band from W.A. blends elements of funk, neo-soul, jazz & hip hop.
Recently impressing crowds while supporting both international and national acts including;
Lee Fields and the Expressions (USA), Sneaky Sound System (UK), Eryka Badu (USA), Morcheeba (UK) and The Soul Rebels (USA).

The Amani Consort are now labeled: 
“One of Perth’s best neo soul acts.” DRUM MAGAZINE

 The Amani Consort have wowed audiences at festivals including: West Coast Blues and Roots festival, Beerfest Asia 2014 (Singapore), Perth Fringe Festival, Beaufort st Festival, Pride Festival, RTRFM’s Seriously Sound System, WAM Spectacular, State of the Art Festival and Hidden Treasures Festival to name a few.

“Fans of Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, Lauryn Hill and Meshell Ndegeocello will simply fall in love with Amani’s voice” ” with highly positive lyrical vibes, getting on board this particular bandwagon is a no-brainer.” KEITH TAN, POWER OF POP 

Drawing influences from artists like: Jill Scott and Lauren Hill. vocalist Aysha Amani fronts the band with a strong presence, seamlessly blending soulful vocals with conscious rhymes. Amani’s engaging live performances have been gaining her rave reviews.

 “A fierce woman on-stage; a bit of Jill Scott, old-school, but entirely a woman of soul.” COLOSOUL MAGAZINE.

  The Amani Consort’s amazing performances have earned the group the reputation of a band not to be missed.

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Table restricted view refers to a few table places which have sight line issues across the grand piano, but allow seated table entry.

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