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BIO

London raised trumpeter and composer, Ife Ogunjobi is a rising star in the London Jazz scene. Raised in a Nigerian household as well as growing up in South East London, his surroundings have enriched his music with various genres such as Jazz, Afrobeat, Grime and Hip-hop. His musical concept removes the barriers between the different genres of music and portrays an authentic London sound.

 

A vital contributor to the London Jazz scene, Ife’s live and studio collaborations have been critically acclaimed whether its touring worldwide on stages such as Glastonbury’s West Holts Stage with Ezra Collective, or performing at sold out arenas with Grammy Award winning artist Burna Boy. To recording on Moses Boyd’s Mercury Music Prize shortlisted Album “Dark Matter” as well as recent collaborations with Yazmin Lacey and Ezra Collective as part of Blue Note Records’ “Reimagined” Album.

 

Ife’s solo project has also gained recognition through sell out performances in Brighton and multiple sell out shows in London including venues such as the Jazz Cafe as well as Appleton Rum’s Jazz Sessions curated by award winning DJ Giles Peterson.