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  • review September 11, 2015


    The Souljazz Orchestra plays neither soul or jazz, strictly speaking, and doesn’t have any of the strings you might associate with an orchestra. On the contrary, they’re a tropical band from the Canadian cities Ottawa and Gatineau, whose latest album is … Read more »

  • interview March 4, 2014

    The Spiritual Side of Souljazz: An Interview with Pierre Chrétien

    Souljazz Orchestra, Canada’s leading Afrobeat/Caribbean (and obviously enough) soul/jazz ensemble (who we featured on our “Africa in America 2013” program), is back at it with a new album called Inner Fire (Strut). As that title indicates, the band has transitioned … Read more »

  • program November 17, 2013

    Africa In America 2013

    It’s been more than two years since Afropop last surveyed the African sounds making waves in America. This program plays catch-up by putting the spotlight on a few of the standouts. From electronic dance and pop to old-school roots grooves … Read more »

  • blog November 30, 2012

    Souljazz Orchestra Embark on US Tour!

    Souljazz Orchestra, the raging Canadian whirlwind of Afrobeat/Latin/Carribean/Funk (Yes- they do play all of those genres. Turns out that with enough horns, you can do just about anything…) has just embarked on a US tour in support of Solidarity, their … Read more »

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