HENRI DEFOE QUARTET – LIVE IN THE LOUNGE! Sat May 14 (8pm-1am/ Free Entry) – We are thrilled to welcome the return of immaculate, heavyweight guitarist HENRI DEFOE and his stunning Quartet. Henri (best known for his work with Central Line) has played with everyone from Sly & Robbie, to Dennis Rollins via Ronnie Laws and tonight brings you his own distinctive sound alongside a killah live jazz band + Mukatsuku DJ NIK WESTON, Free Entry at The CLF Art Lounge & Roof Garden.
If you like jazz, funk and soul you’ll absolutely love this! Book your table now and get down!
HENRI DEFOE (Band on stage around 9pm) Guitarist/ vocalist and composer Henri Defoe was born in London. He is best known for his work with the group Central Line, who was signed to Mercury Records and marketed by Polygram Records. The band released numerous singles and two albums in 1981 and 1983 respectively. The albums are BREAKING POINT, Mer 001 1981 and CHOICE, Mer 133 1983. Central Line went on to have hits in the USA, France, Holland and also Japan, Africa and North and South America.
Henri has a healthy history of freelance work behind him. He has worked with the poet Benjamin Zephaniah as his musical director. Henri also collaborated on four compositions on Benjamin’s album US AN DEM on the Mango (Island records cidm 1043 1991).
Henri has also toured with Robert Palmer and the group Right Said Fred. He has also toured extensively with the poet Linton Kwesi Johnson and producer/composer Dennis Bovell. He has played on numerous recordings by pop artist Jackie Graham, Peter Andre ‘single mysterious girl’. And Dee C. Lee (Paul Weller) album and single SEE THE DAY. Reggae top producers SLY AND ROBBIE have also called on Henri’s services as a guitarist.
Live In The Lounge Runs: 8pm -1am (doors + food from 1pm) Live + DJ Music: 8pm – 1am (2-3 live sets) Entry: Free (Booking recommended)
www.clfartlounge.com/book Walk-Ins Always welcome!
+ Don’t forget, earlier in the day (1pm-6pm) we have Latin Brunch Live with Sarabanda (Live) & DJ John Armstrong up on the roof, also free entry.
Next Live In The Lounge Events: Fri May 20 + Sat May 21 – Tom Remon Quartet featuring David Little (Live), Free Entry
See you deep inside or up on the roof X
Artists: Henri Defoe Quartet, Nik Weston
|Date of Event (Leave blank if you are not listing a gig)||Starts: Sat, May 14, 2022 ( 8:00 PM) and Ends: Sun, May 15, 2022 ( 1:00 AM)|