Jomion & The Uklos

September 15, 2016 | 7:30 pm | 647 Fulton St | Brooklyn, NY | All Ages | FREE!  
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Jomion & The Uklos is a family band from Benin, West Africa, led by Samuel “Jomion” Gnonlonfoun, founder of the internationally renowned Gangbé Brass Band. With his brothers JB & Mathieu and his daughter Rose, Jomion combines traditional rhythms and songs from Vodoun (Voodoo) culture with reggae, salsa and jazz to create vibrant, relaxed dance music he named Whedo-vodoo-jazz(W.V.J). Hosted by Banning Eyre, co-founder and senior producer of Afropop Worldwide, the nationally syndicated program from Public Radio International.

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