Category: Reviews

GRASSROOTS FESTIVAL in Trumansburg, NY

Review from Grassroots Festival Hailing from Nigeria, the West African home of the dazzling genres of juju, Afrobeat, highlife and palm wine music, Toby Foyeh is a real musical treasure.  His knowledge and breadth of traditional Yoruba song stylings, combined with a modern take on the technology of sound, have made him one of the…


Toby Foyeh and Orchestra Africa at DePauw

Toby Foyeh and Orchestra Africa at DePauw October 27 OCTOBER 11, 2007 October 11, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. – The music of Toby Foyeh and Orchestra Africa — which fuses traditional Nigerian Yoruba music with jazz, rock, pop, and Latin sounds to create a unique and creative style — will be featured at DePauw University on…


Toby Foyeh from The Pitch Article

From The Pitch Buzzbox Toby Foyeh & Orchesta Africa ANDREW MILLER   SEP 6, 2001 4 AM Often when Americans think of Africa, they envision a land stricken with warfare and famine. If they ever consider its native music, they imagine traditional drum-and-dance displays that have changed little over hundreds of years. Toby Foyeh provides listeners with a more…


National Museum of African Art

Washington Post Review January 2000 TOBY FOYEH & Orchestra 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…