JOE CANG Reflective deep blue, dirty green uplifting musical soulfood full of rich, real flavours to nourish and inspire.So kick back, relax and enjoy a hot fat platefull from this eclectic, electric modern troubadour. Multi-instrumentalist Joe Cang, began playing young with various bands including South Africa's Dudu Pukwana, Jabula and Jazz saxophonist Don Weller. At the age of eighteen he enjoyed succsess as the bass player with pop act, Scritti Politti who were at that time signed to the legendary Rough Trade label. At the same time he wrote and recorded with the Ghanain master drummer Reebop Kwaku Baah (ex-Traffic) and Mike McEvoy, - 'An important experience' which helped develop his writing and production skills. After Baah's untimely death he enjoyed a year of touring with Ian Dury, Desmond Dekker and Kintone. Touring was a great experience but despite this, Joe's main interest remained in writing and recording. 'Navigator', his solo album was released on Arista Records to much critical acclaim and this brought about further writing collaborations as diverse as Hall & Oates, Hugh Masekela and Aswad, with whom Joe wrote four tracks for their platinum album 'Rise & Shine' including the massive hit 'Shine'. He also co-wriote and produced 6 tracks on their last album. Joe has recently written and produced tracks for Steel Pulse's forthcoming American album, whilst continuing to collaborate with various new artists on both sides of the Atlantic.He also co-wrote on the Hall & Oates album 'Marigold Sky', and has just compleated his new album Firefly, a collection of deep, reflective and soulfull songs.