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Toby Foyeh at Maryville Clayton Center of the Arts


MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY, BOZEMAN MT

The African music event will be on Thursday at MSU Toby Foyeh and Orchestra Africa will perform two shows on the Montana State University Campus on Thursday, Oct. 26, at noon and 8 p.m. Toby Foyeh and Orchestra Africa’s music is a melting pot of traditional Nigerian Yoruba music mixed with Afrobeat, folk, jhazz, rock,…


MALTA JAZZ FESTIVAL MALTA, EU

On Sunday 18th, the jazz night opens with the participation of the dynamic singer Deborah Carter along with her Latin jazz trio. The guitarist John Scofield with Steve Swallow on bass and Bill Stewart on drums, and as a Trio all three are aglow with camaraderie and spontaneous invention. Toby Foyeh and Orchestra Africa will…


MONTREAL JAZZ FESTIVAL

TOBY FOYEH & ORCHESTRA AFRICA A founding member of Hugh Masekela’s legendary orchestra, Toby “Leke Leke” Foyeh — with Orchestra Africa — has played the role of Yoruba cultural ambassadors to the U.S. for some years. His Afrijam is a well-muscled Afro-beat and sensual Juju, with female chorus and costumed dancers and, of course, Mr….


Toby Foyeh & Orchestra Africa to perform at CCU

February 2, 2011 Toby Foyeh & Orchestra Africa will bring a diverse blend of African music to Coastal Carolina University’s Recital Hall in the Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts for a free concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10.The performance will feature the band’s unique Afrijam genre, a…


FUJI ROCK FESTIVAL NIGAATA JAPAN

Photos from Fujirock Express


Cultural Spotlight Series

Performance at Rochester Institute of Technology, Ingle Auditorium, Rochester, New York


TOBY FOYEH &

By Mark Jenkins – January 21, 2000 Singer-guitarist Toby Foyeh has scored two hit singles in his native Nigeria, but he also has a Washington connection: A former Howard University music student, Foyeh brings his 10-piece ensemble, Orchestra Africa, to town regularly. The group’s free concert this Saturday, sponsored by the National Museum of African Art,…