AZIZA » Aziza

Jazz You Too

The group’s name comes from the mythology of Dahomey, the African kingdom that would become Loueke’s homeland of Benin. Aziza is the god of inspiration, a small, elusive woodland creature that lends its magic to artists and hunters in the woods. It’s an apt name for a quartet that so deftly blends the spiritual and the earthy, the organic and the mystical.

Starkult Promotion

Chris Potter: tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone

Lionel Loueke: guitar, vocals

Dave Holland: bass

Eric Harland: drums

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