We were privileged to be asked to film this rare live performance of Tunday Akintan at the London Southbank Centre.
Tunday Akintan is a pioneer of yorubeat music, a talented songwriter, vocalist, pianist and virtuoso saxophonist and is one of the most sensational artists to emerge from Nigeria.
Before filming we researched the history of yorubeat music and how it is woven into Nigerian culture.
Our short film manages to capture the atmosphere of the musicians onstage and Tunday’s unique style of yorubeat, full of groove-based jazz, pop, funk and Nigerian fuji overtones.
The record company and management were thrilled with the short film and it was used to promote the rest of the UK tour.