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…


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…


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…


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 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…