‘El Beardo’ – Jazzwise video of the day
New album released!
The new album Harlem Hipshake was released last Friday (13th November) and has already received great reviews from magazines such as Scootering and Shindig. Several tracks have received airplay on BBC 6Music with Craig Charles “Really getting behind this album” and playing several tracks over a period of weeks on his Saturday Funk n Soul show.
This album sees the Bongolian delve deep into the polyrhythmic world of percussion. Massive influences such as Tito puente, the undisputed king of the timbales, Ray Barretto, Mongo Santamaria, Willie Colon have all left their mark on Nasser – you can hear these influences all over this beautiful new disk full of pulsating grooves heavy hitting bongo solos and motifs.
Big Boss Man 2019 update
★★★★ BLUES & SOUL ★★★★ SHINDIG! ★★★★★ MONKEY BOXING A Hip Hammond Hybrid of 60’S R’N’B, Latin, Soul, Bongo-Fuzz and Funk.
2019: Big Boss Man’s Dance-floor favourite “Sea Groove” has exceeded 2 MILLION streams on Spotify! When Big Boss Man hit the stage you don’t just get the look and feel of some of the best jazzy soundtracks of the 60’s but the feel you’re somewhere in the best territory of Roy Budd during his Get Carter years. Big Boss Man’s explosive live show is legendary and as well as playing hundreds of gigs and festivals across the UK, Europe and even Russia their music may sound familiar to you being regularly played on television shows including; the Grand Tour, Come Dine with Me and the World Cup Final, and broadcast on BBC Radio by DJs Including Cerys Mathews, Mark Lamarr and Craig Charles. 2017-18 Big Boss Man have been touring France playing shows with Lisa and the Lips and Nicole Willis as well as playing live on National Radio in France . A check on the BBC website reveals 20 plays in recent times for Big Boss Man songs and a glance at their Publishers Statement shows that Big Boss Man music has been broadcasted in film and TV in dozens of countries worldwide. Recent highlights include NYE at the Sage, Gateshead with Vintage Trouble, the Cult music Festival, Cosmic Trip, in Bourge, France, Germany’s 2 Men From L.I.N.Z Weekender, Looe Festival In Cornwall , the award winning Good Life Experience, Port Elliot festival and a sold out show in Brighton.