Category: Reviews

Toronto Jazz Review

Review from The Live Music Report Salif Keita + Toby Foyeh and Orchestra Africa at the TD Canada Trust Toronto Jazz Festival June 29, 2008 • Mainstage • Toronto Soro Leaves as Papa Returns, Amen! by Laila Boulos with photos by Roger Humbert As the tent at Nathan Phillips Square was filling up, Ken Stowar, CIUT89.5FM’s Program Director and host of the station’s popular…


LWCC kicks off Black History Month

Review from The East Carolinian Posted: Thursday, February 4, 2016 6:00 am by Nneka Walson The Ledonia Wright Cultural Center is kicking off Black History Month tonight with the opening celebration featuring cultural guest performers. “We have done this differently in the past years, but the concept of it stays the same,” said Tedrick Taylor, History…


Claflin University Lyceum Series

Claflin News Claflin University Kicks Off Lyceum Series with Toby Foyeh Orchestra and Dancers on Oct. 2 Sep 29, 2014 Claflin University will kick off its 2014-2015 Lyceum Series on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, with a performance by Toby Foyeh Orchestra and Dancers. The performance is set to begin at 7 p.m. in the Moss…


Toby Foyeh & Orchestra Africa to Headline Down Home Family Reunion (Opening Night)!!!

Review from Elegba Folklore Society Posted on August 5, 2014 We are pleased to announce that Toby Foyeh & Orchestra Africa will be headlining “Opening Night” for this year’s 24th Annual Down Home Family Reunion. Toby Foyeh started playing and performing music from an early age in Nigeria paying his dues through school bands in Ibadan…


Toby Foyeh and Orchestra Africa is the grand finale concert at SUNY Orange

Review in The Photo News Published Apr 23, 2014 at 2:17 pm (Updated Apr 23, 2014) MIDDLETOWN — SUNY Orange’s Cultural Affairs and Global Initiative have teamed up to give a grand finish to their respective events series. On Thursday, May 1 at 11 a.m., an outdoor world music concert is being presented on the Alumni…


Africa in Indiana

Review from Indiana State Student Media Posted: By Esther Perisho African Student Union hosts event to celebrate diversity The members of the Toby Foyeh African Orchestra group seized the University Hall stage in their authentic African attire, armed with an eclectic variety of musical instruments. Having traveled all the way from Washington, D.C., they were…


Rain Stays Away, Orchestra Africa Finally Plays

Review from the Reading Eagle


Free zydeco, Afrojam, jazz and blues concerts are coming to Reading’s City Park bandshell

REVIEW from BCTV Posted: Sunday, June 24, 2012 11:29 pm From the Berks Arts Council The first performance of the Bandshell Concert Series in Reading is Friday, July 13. Four free summer concert series are set from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday evenings in the Memorial Bandshell in City Park. The 2012 season —…


Kennedy Center Performers Brought the House Down to Close 2011 DC Jazz Fest

Review from San Diego County News JUNE 17, 2011 BY SDCNEWS By Danny R. Johnson The Return of Jazz on the Mall After a one-year hiatus, the DC Jazz Festival’s immensely popular Jazz on the National Mall returned to the nation’s capital and featured electrifying performances by the Toby Foyeh Afro Jazz Quartet, Claudia Acuña Quintet, Frédéric…


DC Jazz Festival, Day 12: Jazz on the National Mall

Review from the Washington City Paper Posted by  Michael J. West on June 12, 2011 at 8:05 am It’s all been leading up to this, funseekers. For many music festivals, a daylong program of artists on an outdoor stage would constitute the entire festival. For the DC Jazz Festival, Jazz on the National Mall is merely the crown jewel…