The infectious rhythm and joy of Afrobeat music has a home in Colorado – ATOMGA! The 10-piece band plays a sold-out show at Dazzle at the Denver Performing Arts Complex on Saturday, December 2. Lyricist and lead singer LaSha “CalySōl” Afarko and baritone saxophonist Andrew Tobin visit KUVO’s Morning Set to talk about the Afrobeat sound and their creative flow.
LaSha “CalySōl” Afarko – Vocals
Joshua Merbitz – Trumpet
Frank Roddy – Tenor Saxophone
Andrew Tobin – Baritone Saxophone
Casey Hrdlicka – Guitar
Peter Mouser – Keyboards, Fender Rhodes
Otis Lande – Bass Guitar
Jared “Jball” Fischer – Congas, Djembe, Percussion
Matt Grundstad – Timbales, Percussion
Matt Schooley – Drums
Tracks featured: Alaskan Pipeline – ATOMGA; Rat Race – ATOMGA
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Photo Credit: Photos Courtesy of Atomga