We love being whisked away by Corina Kwami’s light as a performer! The multi-talented artist, fuses her love of swing, often springing in to dance, storytelling and song to give you a terrific evening here at Toulouse Lautrec Piano Room. Described as a “modern Renaissance woman,” Dr Corina Shika Kwami has performed on stage and screen. She has played in countries across the Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia with her own band “Corina Kwami & the Swing Selection.” Appearing on project s a featured musician with projects such as Wildcard, Down for the Count and more!
Born in New Jersey, USA, to a Ghanaian and Irish family, her inspiration in jazz is flavoured with influences such as stride piano, West African high-life, Irish folk music to and soul. She is motivated by the story-telling power of jazz and its potential for connecting people across cultures.
Corina’s works also includes projects on the arts in innovation, future cities and sustainability. Her work cuts across the arts and sciences in order to facilitate exchanges between these worlds. You can see her face on series for the Discovery Channel and Science Channel. She lives in London.