Theo Croker | Trumpet/Composer/Arranger
feat. China Moses | Vocals
Erica Lee | Vocals
Irwin Hall (musical director) | Alto Saxophone

Hu Dan Feng | Trumpet
Willow Nielson | Tenor Saxophone
Alec Haavik | Tenor Saxophone
Steinar Sonk Nickelsen | Keyboards & Synths

Lawrence Ku | Guitar
E.J. Parker | Bass
Leonardo Susi | Percussion
Alex Ritz | Drums


Theo Croker’s Afrosonic Orchestra is a twelve piece Afro-Funk-World-Soul-booty shaking-genre bending-mind blowing-barrier crossing-dynamic explosion of sound and energy. Its very existence defines the 21st century, defying musical, ethnical, stylistic, and racial barriers. The Shanghai-based collective features members from around the globe on five continents including the US, China, Brazil,
Norway, and Australia. Conducted by trumpeter Theo Croker, grandson of Grammy Award winning jazz legend Doc Cheatham, and produced by Grammy/Tony Award winning singer-songwriter Dee Dee Bridgewater, the Afrosonic Orchestra performs original compositions and arrangements of Fela Kuti, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Radiohead, Chaka Khan andmore.

Theo Croker’s Afrosonic Orchestra proudly features vocalists China Moses and Erica Lee in The Lugano Blues to Bop Festival ’11

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