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High Life


Band to Join, Vocalist, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Tenor, Vocalist - Soprano, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Other Percussion, Violin, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer, Harmonica, Flute, Other.


"....High Life are a creative duo and was the brainchild of the first member, Tarek Lasmi , a 30 year old Hertfordshire based artist who's music grounding came from the DJ circuit spanning over a decade.....music production also began in the early 90's with the creation of House tracks but more recently his music production has evolved and taken a new direction....taking inspiration and fusing elements of various genres of music in to his compositions is helping EKO on their quest to achieve a new and sensational sound. The foundation of their work is Nu jazz/Breakbeat/Funk but with the addition of unique and soulful vocals which are supplied by the second and talented member of High Life...The gifted vocal & lyricist Deborah Maria (23). Hertfordshire's up and coming soulful artists who's early inspirations were taken from past Jazz/Soul legends and naturally, over time, has developed in to her own unique interpretation. Her brilliant and distinctive tones add a mesmerising and individual quality to the tracks creating a perfect partnership between old and new....High Life are currently working on their debut album which is set for release in 2006....."

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High Life
Member since:
Jan 30 2006
Active over 1 month ago
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High Life's work has been influenced by the early work from soul icons like Nina Simone and Jazz influneces from the early pioneers like Ella Fitzgerald. But more importantly modern day inspirations from artists from an array of genres....here's just a few: Zero7, Air, Brand New Heavies, Jamiraquai, Angie Stone, Morcheeba, Nina Simone, India Arie, Groove Amada, Adam Freeland, Lamb, Kosheen, Nitin Sawhney, Kruder & Dorfmeister, Unkle, Thievery Corporation, Lemon Grass, Llorca.....


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