credit: Ross Walker & Gordon Beveridge

Mama Terra

Mar 15, 2024

12:00am – 12:40am CT

Elephant Room

This performance is part of the showcase that starts on Thursday, March 14at Elephant Room

From Glaswegian Pianist, Composer & Producer Marco Cafolla & Saxophonist Konrad Wiszniewski, Mama Terra are hotly tipped by JazzFM, and are signed to legendary London label Acid Jazz Records. ‘The Summoned’ is a conceptual journey through life and the universe – a new an invigorated take on spiritual jazz and is focused on Melody, Pocket and Sound.

Debut single ‘Ruptura’, from debut album ‘The Summoned', went straight in at number one on the ITunes Jazz chart, playlisted for 4 consecutive months and single ‘A Mind Supreme’ was track of the week on Jazz FM. Their debut album released July 2023 to great acclaim.

'Mama Terra' launched their new album at the world famous Ronnie Scott's in London to a sold out room & received a standing ovation, as well as recording live for JAZZ FM's classic album series, playing Herbie Hancock's 'Headhunters' album arranged for them in the Mama Terra sound.

“Bursts with zeal and vigour.”

“Encompasses frenetic be-bop, slick soul [and] a hybrid of Steely Dan and trip-hop.”
Uncut magazine

“Draws breezily on the cosmic jazz heritage of Alice Coltrane & how that’s fed into US soul.”
The Arts Desk

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