Global Artists Collective gives you a choice of internationally recognized ensembles that have thrilled diverse audiences around the world:
*** Global Heat = Contemporary R&B, Soul, Hip Hop & Break Dance
*** Maya Soleil = Afro-World Fusion, Traditional and Contemporary African/Caribbean
*** Oh SNAP! = Contemporary Blend of R&B, Soul, EDM, and Hip Hop featuring international MC/b-boy/DJ Justin Murta and live musicians
*** TRIBE-olution = Musical Dance Theatre exploring the roots of hip hop dance in traditional dance of Africa, Brazilian Capoeira, and Kung Fu.
GLOBAL HEAT is all-Live R&B, Soul & Hip Hop Soul music, spiced with break dance, world beat rhythms, and improvisation in response to audience suggestions. With strong cross-generational appeal, Global Heat is positive, funky, and fun. Winner of the 2011 Jammin' Challenge produced by Seattle Wave Radio and the Hard Rock Cafe, Global Heat has toured nationally and internationally to provide high-energy entertainment for festivals, concerts, and other events. Recipient of a prestigious awards from Seattle Next50, 4Culture, and Theatre Puget Sound. See video for footage of live shows. Global Heat features a full live band with melodic vocals, hip hop MC, keyboards, saxophone/flute/guitar, bass, and drums. An international touring band, members of Global Heat have performed in 34 countries worldwide.
Reviews of Global Heat:
"Global Heat simply brought the house down at the Experience Music Project... SkyChurch Venue… they engaged the crowd of 3,000+ with music that was mystical, magical, majestic and with a message… will be remembered as the capstone of the… biggest and best meeting ever…"
Corporate Client (USA)
"a hip-hoppin' rock fusion funk rapping break dancing good time!" Art Institute of Seattle (USA)
"an enthusiastic combination of jazz, hip-hop and funk" (China)
MAYA SOLEIL presents a dynamic show with vocals, dance, colorful costumes, and various musical instruments to complement their multi-cultural music - from traditional African to Caribbean to contemporary funky dance beats. Acoustic (traditional) or Electric (world fusion) bands available.
Reviews of Maya Soleil:
"unique audio-visual experience" [HotBands.com] that "can get a crowd of people on their feet" [Sounds of Seattle].... and
"an audio-visual, world-beat collage of song, dance, wild percussion and interlocking rhythm" [Juneau Empire]
Please contact us for more information on Oh SNAP! and TRIBE-olution.
Orbitron aka Dufon Smith (USA, Australia) (Vocals, dance),
Kama aka Kamau Ngigi (Kenya) (Vocals),
Justice aka Justin Murta (USA, Vietnam, Malaysia) (Vocals, dance),
Shanetta Brown (USA) (Vocals, dance),
Draze - Dumi Maraire, Jr (Zimbabwe, USA) (Vocals, mbira),
Rob Pastorok (USA) (Piano/keyboards +),
Bob Antolin (USA) (Saxophone, flute, guitar),
Marvin Shields, Jr. (Earth) (Vocals, guitar, bass),
Lennox Holness (Jamaica) (Electric bass),
Awal Alhassen (Ghana) (Djembe, talking drum),
Ricardo Guity (Honduras) (Vocals, congas, drums),
T.J. Morris (USA) (World drum kit, vocals),
Yaw Amponsah (Ghana, USA) (African drums/percussion),
P-Smith aka Patrick Smith (USA) (Vocals)