Keynote Prelude Music: Moses Boyd
Drummer, composer and producer from South London, Moses Boyd is undoubtedly one of the most exciting artists in London right now. Releasing music under his own label Exodus Records, Moses Boyd leads bands Moses Boyd Exodus and Solo Exodus both of which infuse the worlds of jazz, Afro-beat, grime and electronica. Moses is also one half of award winning duo Binker & Moses.
Moses Boyd is a recipient of Parliamentary Jazz Awards, Best Newcomer of the year 2016, Giles Peterson Worldwide Awards' John Peel Play More Jazz Award 2016, MOBO Awards 2015 Best Jazz Act and the Worshipful Company of Musicians2014, Young Jazz Musician of the Year Award
Moses was part of the first UK Jazz showcase to take place at SXSW in 2017 recorded and aired on NPR's JAZZ NIGHT IN AMERICA radio show in May 2017. Moses was also part of the JAZZ RE:FRESHED OUTERNATIONAL cohort who toured and showcased the cutting edge of UK Jazz worldwide including 2 gigs in New York, August 2017, featured in the New York Times.
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