A 4 to 7 piece showband, like no other. Current pop to classic soul & Motown, this slick band composed of London’s hottest session musicians will dazzle your event. The perfect band to keep all your guests dancing. Supported by cutting-edge sequencers their smaller band line-ups pack a punch to rival any big band, orchestra or DJ and constantly wow audiences up and down the country. With their routes from The Royal Academy of Music all members of Fortune now balance a busy full-time career performing with the band alongside collectively working with some of the biggest names in the UK Top 40 & The West End. If you’re looking for that perfect mix between stunning live music and a DJ with non-stop hits, come join The DESTINY Party band!
Born into the cosmopolitan atmosphere of the French capital and with parents of Ugandan descent, Mr Boogie was never going to be the type of person who just played any old record. Having spent his formative years split between Paris and West Africa, in his teens he made the move to the UK where he set about putting his burgeoning love for music to good use. A keen traveller with a love for a dusty basement or two, Mr Boogie took full advantage of frequent stopovers in cities such as New York, Havana and Buenos Aires to dig deep into the vast history of Latin American music and beyond.
As his record collection grew, bustling now with killer selections from a wider catalogue of classic Jazz, Funk, Soul, Boogie and Tropical rhythms, he sought to perfect his craft in public, and soon found himself spinning weekly at the much-loved Tuesday Salsa sessions at Shaftesbury Avenue’s Bar Rumba.
With such an amiable personality and a bag full of nice tunes, his name is never too far away from other DJ bills where he has played special guest and resident slots in and around London and overseas, as well as major functions such as the London Jazz Festival, the London Latin American Film Festival, the UK film premiere for Soul Power, BBC Radio 1’s Hackney Weekend and more recently, BST Hyde Park Festival.
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