Soul-jazz, stamped by a cavalcade of top-notch vocal talent, sweeping arrangements for rhythm section, horns and strings, substance-fueled lyrical content – the story of Jean-Paul ‘Bluey’ Maunick and his pioneering band Incognito is synonymous with the constant evolution of British soul music. From Top Ten hits to producing and arranging for Chaka Khan, Philip Bailey and George Benson, Bluey Maunick can take his place among the greats of global soul. The London-based MOBO Award Winners Incognito are still selling-out venues across the globe, expanding and developing their international fan-base through constant touring for nearly three decades. The polish, assured musicality, and unwavering infectiousness of Incognito’s hallowed dance grooves, deliver the cleansing music of love, hope and inspiration to listeners all over the world.
»A blend of infectious influences of American R&B, soul, funk, disco and other high-energy sounds, merged with Bluey’s multicultural sensibilities. Beats steep in jazz that are vibrant by nature and mellow when they want to be. Incognito’s rock-solid reputation rides the wave of human emotion since the late 1970s.« Jazzreview