Our intimate Late Night Jazz series presents sensational music in the Royal Albert Hall’s Elgar Room.
Inspired by the likes of Fela Kuti, Ebo Taylor and Tony Allen, Kokoroko (meaning ‘be strong’ in Urhobo) are a young and dynamic afrobeat collective hailing from South London. Led by Sheila Maurice-Grey on trumpet, Kokoroko deliver an energetic display of jazz-infused Afrobeat and high-life, drawing upon the rich musical history of West Africa.
They specialise in a soul-shaking, horn-fueled sounds with West African roots and inner London hues.
Sheila Maurice-Grey – Trumpet
Cassie Kinoshi – Saxophone
Richie SeivWright – Trombone
Mutale Chashi – Bass
Oscar Jerome – Guitar
Onome Ighamre – Percussion
Customers who have bought tickets to this event are able to receive a 20% discount on food and drinks in Verdi – Italian Kitchen, or Café Bar when Verdi is closed. To redeem, please show your ticket when ordering.
The offer is not applicable to set menus, special packages, afternoon tea or live music brunch. Verdi is open Tuesday to Sunday from 12 noon until 9pm (subject to change). Café Bar is open from 7:30am weekdays and 09:30am on weekends.
- Enter via Door 12
- This event has unreserved cabaret-style seating, and you may be asked to share a table
- Buy a ticket and enjoy 20% off in Verdi - Italian Kitchen
This event is part of our Beyond the Main Stage season. Step beyond the main stage and discover a world of intimate shows under the roof of London’s most iconic venue.