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ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Ola Onabule: Point Less

Read "Point Less" reviewed by Mark Sullivan

British-Nigerian singer/songwriter Ola Onabulé has a rich baritone voice and a commanding presence. He's a soul singer above all, but also draws on pop, world music and jazz. Despite its title, opener “Throwaway Notion" is a catchy tune with a Pan-African groove, and very dark lyrics about the current race to the bottom in politics all ...

ARTICLE: RADIO

Michael Mwenso, Uri Caine, Nérija, Tenor Triage & Other New Releases

Read "Michael Mwenso, Uri Caine, Nérija, Tenor Triage & Other New Releases" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu

Two hours of genre-defying, global, high-octane, music, with a special focus on socially engaged projects, Finnish bands, and charismatic artists whose music has a higher than average density of ideas, like Michael Mwenso and Frank Zappa (by way of the tribute paid to him by the Orchestre Franck Tortiller. It all starts with the much anticipated ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Ola Onabulé: It's The Peace That Deafens

Read "It's The Peace That Deafens" reviewed by James Nadal

Success in the music business can offer the artist several choices, to continue doing what is popular, or decide to take music in a personal direction. With a respected discography going back to 1995, and having pushed the edge of soul-pop in the UK and Europe, versatile vocalist Ola Onabule opts for expanding upon his diverse ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Ola Onabulé - United States CD Premiere At Mintons' On November 6th With The Duane Eubanks Quartet!

Ola Onabulé - United States CD Premiere At Mintons' On November 6th With The Duane Eubanks Quartet!

UK-Nigerian singing sensation recently sold out Royal Albert Hall with Diana Krall! CD release event at Minton's for It's The Peace That Deafens (Dot Time Records) Ola Onabulé makes his U.S. premiere performance of the critically acclaimed new release “Its The Peace That Deafens" on November 6 at Minton's Harlem. Backed by the Duane Eubanks Quartet, this ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Ola Onabulé - "It's The Peace That Deafens" Release Date: September 18, 2015 On Dot Time Records!

Ola Onabulé - "It's The Peace That Deafens" Release Date: September 18, 2015 On Dot Time Records!

UK Singing Sensation! New CD: It's The Peace That Deafens (Dot Time Records)
Release Date: September 18, 2015 Following up on his recent UK chart success with the re-mix of Soul Town, Ola Onabule’s new album It's The Peace That Deafensis his 8th studio album and marks a departure from his previous two releases featuring a ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Dot Time records signs UK Jazz/Soul vocalist Ola Onabule

Dot Time records signs UK Jazz/Soul vocalist Ola Onabule

By Peter McLaren New York based label Dot Time Records announced the signing of Jazz/Soul vocalist Ola Onabule today. In recent months Onabule has been making waves in both the jazz and soul scenes with sold out concerts in Europe including headlining the “International Jazz Day” concert in Romania and the current chart success of the re-mix ...

NEWS: INTERVIEW

Ola Onabule Releases "Seven Shades Darker"

Ola Onabule Releases "Seven Shades Darker"

Soul and Jazz, Singer and songwriter, Ola Onabule returns to British Columbia this November for his third visit to Canada after his magnificent debut in 2009 on the main stage of the Montreal Jazz Festival on their 30th Anniversary. Ola Onabule will perform material from his 7th studio album, Seven Shades Darker, which will be released in ...

Ola Onabule Will Be Performing in Canada with His Six Piece Band on 26th June, 2nd July and 3rd July

Ola Onabule will be performing this summer in Canada at EDMONTON, VANCOUVER and VICTORIA JAZZ FESTIVAL. July 2009 saw Ola perform on the main stage of the Festival de Jazz de Montreal for their 30th anniversary festival and also Vancouver Jazz Festival last Summer. Ola possesses a stunning voice of enormous range and emotional clout. His ...