Louie Vega & His Elements of Life

Featuring Blaze, Anane & Luisito Quintero + Ojos de Brujo Sound System + Patrick Forge

Saturday 8 April 2006 8.30pm - 3am
28 New Kent Road, London SE1
0870 060 0100

8.30pm Doors – Patrick Forge 9-9.40 Ojos de Brujo Sound System 9.40-10.00 – Patrick Forge 10.00 Luisito Quintero followed by Louie Vega’s Elements of Life followed by Patrick Forge The boundary-breaking sequel to Louie Vega and Kenny Dope’s legendary Nuyorican Soul project. Eight years since bringing together Jocelyn Brown, Roy Ayers, Eddie Palmieri and Tito Puente and creating the link between Dance and Latin, Louie returns with his most ambitious musical venture yet. Elements of Life develops the themes laid down in Nuyorican Soul and continues Vega’s mission to break down musical boundaries; exploring, dissecting and fusing bossa nova, samba, jazz, salsa and Afro-groove. Tonight’s show features DJ sets by Kiss FM’s Patrick Forge, special guest appearance by Barcelona’s Ojos de Brujo Sound System and a set by Venezuelan master percussionist and Elements of Lifer Luisito Quintero and in Louie Vega’s Elements of Life an outstanding line-up of guest vocalists and major musicians from all sides of the tracks.