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Chicago Afrobeat Project

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  • Categories: Dance, World music
  • Event posted: June 21, 2007
  • Last updated: Sept. 16, 2014

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The Chicago Afrobeat Project has found a surrogate home of sorts at Lawrence's Jazzhaus, where the band has partied three times a year for the past three years. The dynamic collective is rooted in '70s funk and jazz-infused afrobeat, mixing in other dance-invoking musical motifs such as house, West African percussion, juju and upbeat funk. Dancers (both onstage and off) frequently accompany the group at their 100-plus shows a year, and recent guests include Fareed Haque of Garaj Mahal and Jeff Parker of Tortoise.

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