Musician. Pianist. Composer
Evening of Jazz with Pianist Dapo Dina & Vocalist Tomi Berry
The blending of these two powerhouse artists will prove to be a soul stirring evening!!
About this Event by Dig n Groove Entertainment, Inc.
Dapo Dina is an international jazz pianist, and composer hailing from Nigeria. His energetic and mindful compositions celebrate the fusion of cosmopolitan ideas with Afrikan spirituality. His work defines a concept music that incorporates Afroism into Jazz.
Classically trained jazz vocalist Tomi Berry will be sure to please you! The 2016 42nd Annual Lawrence Award Winner for “Best Seasoned Performer” and the runner up for the 2016’s inaugural Atlanta’s Top Vocalist competition – Tomi is sure to thrill you with her smooth and sophisticated delivery!
...routes in jazz ...
Dapo Dina has worked with internationally renowned artists from many genres, and jazz greats such as Danilo Pérez, Judith Sephuma, Pops Mohammed, Jimmi Dludlu, George Duke, Jonathan Butler und Themba Mkhize, as well as pop and gospel artists such as Lira, Uche, KB, Lagbaja, Kunle Ayo, HHP, Revolution, Thandiswa, Lulu and Sleek Angel. He is inspired by Herbie Hancock, Richard Bona, Danilo Pérez, Chick Corea, and many more. He performed at various festivals such as the Joy of Jazz Festival in South Africa, is touring internationally and is a well-known artist in the global musical scene – most likely to be found sharing his vibe in one of Johannesburg's jazz hotspots if not on tour.
producing & teaching...
Besides his own artistic performance Dapo Dina employs his skills as producer and sessionist with artists from a variety of genres -such as Jazz, Hip Hop, Soul, Gospel, Rock, Kwaito and House, following his inclusive concept of music.