Camilla describes: “I have dedicated ‘Ibio-Ibio’ to the Ibibio people and celebrate our creation and beliefs. Ibio-Ibio is a nickname for the Ibibio people, meaning brief / short, which is a reference to our quick and direct way of doing things and not our height!”

Artist: Camilla George

Genre: African Jazz

Label: K7

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Saxophonist, composer, bandleader and innovator Camilla George makes a stunning return with her third album ���Ibio-Ibio�۪ - a rich, cultural journey dedicated to her Ibibio tribe of south eastern coastal Nigeria, out 30th September on Ever Records / !K7 Music on black vinyl, CD, as well as a limited run of yellow vinyl.

The album is a heady mix of afrobeat, hip hop and jazz co-produced by Camilla George. Across eight tracks, Camilla�۪s virtuosic alto saxophone performance collaborates with a stellar line-up of some of the hottest players in London�۪s jazz scene including Daniel Casimir (bass), Shirley Tetteh (guitar), Winston Clifford (drums), Sheila Maurice-Grey (trumpet), Rosie Turton (trombone), Renato Paris (vocals), Sarah Tandy (keys), plus Senegalese kora player Kadialy Kouyate, acclaimed US drummer Daru Jones (Jack White, Pete Rock, Talib Kweli), and Birmingham�۪s finest MC Lady Sanity.

Credit: Camilla George Bandcamp

About the artist

Born in Eket, Nigeria, Camilla's love of fusing of African and Western music has made her a firm fixture on London's New Jazz Scene. Her latest album, The People Could Fly (based on a book of African slave tales) features UK Soul legend Omar as well as stars of the London scene; Daniel Casimir, Sarah Tandy, Femi Koleoso, Winston Clifford, Shirley Tetteh and Cherise Adams-Burnett.

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