Aimua Eghobamien is a British singer-songwriter and poet based in New York City. London-born to parents of the Ẹdo ethnic group in southwestern Nigeria, and a family that appreciated music, he grew up listening to everything: US/UK Pop, R&B/Soul, Rock, Gospel, Country, Blues, Highlife, Afrobeat, Juju and Ẹdo folk music.
This post-beat urban contemporary jazz artist releases his second album on his own label, Quaesitor Music, in September 2014. Recorded live in London at Kings Place and Pizza Express Jazz Club, London Live captures Eghobamien’s Black Sessions project created and performed by him with a group of brilliantly talented UK musicians. He released his debut album, Poured Gently, in 2010 to rave reviews.
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“He is a true, thoroughly exciting, original.” JazzTimes
“...a very sophisticated singer with a strong voice...” Jazzwise
“Eghobamien's voice is rich and sure, relying for its considerable effect on its
resonance and timbre...” Vortex CD Reviews
“There's something magical about his voice.” BBC Radio Ulster
“...you just don't jazz, you rock!” Rádio Europa Lisboa
“...brings a wealth of experience and tastes to this debut CD. Strong
performances of jazz classics...set against his own distinctive work.” The
“All of the selections of Poured Gently appear to have been selected
carefully for numerous reasons, such as variety of styles, infinite moods and in
the end a musical portrait of a singular singer, Aimua Eghobamien.”