"Bokoya - is a Jazz/Hip Hop band. The four musicians play together as if they grew up inside a drum machine.
They improvise, shape, and develop beats in the electric field of repetition and variation. Once a groove starts to vibe and people nod their heads, the audience is invited to become part of a unique improvisation.
Their first drop "Introducing: Bokoya“ is a call to the jazz and instrumental beat scene. Here they organically combine influences of instrumental beat producers and Hip Hop with the character of a breathing jazz quartet.
At the core of each track lies an excerpt from a live session further produced collectively. The results are songs wandering between composition and mixtape.
As a live band Bokoya created a strong and original concept of composing on the spot, performing unheard songs on the stage.
Between disciplined funk patterns, a haunting solo might appear, leading the way into a beautiful ambient soundscape.
Colorful grooving and floating atmospheres are built with the vibe and response of the audience.
Surely - every Bokoya performance will take you for a ride."
INTRODUCING: BOKOYA TOUR (2019)
JULY 20 – Dortmund, Cargo Jazz
JULY 28 – Köln, CBE (free entry)
SEPTEMBER 23 – Köln, Subway
SEPTEMBER 24 – Bochum, Goldkante
SEPTEMBER 25 – Dortmund, Rekorder
SEPTEMBER 26 – Osnabrück, Zauberer von Os
SEPTEMBER 27 – Paderborn, Sputnik
OCTOBER 22 – Köln, YUCA w/ Theo Croker
DECEMBER 11 – Darmstadt, Bessunger Knabenschule
DECEMBER 12 – Heidelberg, Leitstelle im Dezernat 16
DECEMBER 13 – Nürnberg, Desi Nürnberg
DECEMBER 14 – Würzburg, Denckler Café
DECEMBER 15 – Leipzig, Conne Island
DECEMBER 17 – Berlin, BarBoBu
DECEMBER 18 – Hamburg, Mojo Club
DECEMBER 19 – Aachen, Musikbunker Aachen
DECEMBER 20 – Bielefeld, Bunker Ulmenwall
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released October 17, 2019
GUITAR, BASS – LUKAS WILMSMEYER
DRUMS, PERCUSSION – LEON RAUM
TRUMPET, SYNTH – FERDINAND SCHWARZ
KEYS, SYNTH-BASS – DARIUS HEID
RECORDED & PRODUCED BY BOKOYA
MIXED BY LEON RAUM
MASTERED BY LEON MACHE
ARTWORK BY THE WINTERS