Jungle by Night is a 9 piece instrumental collective from Amsterdam. Their music style is a mix of Afrobeat, Ethio-jazz, funk, dub and rock. The band formed in 2009 after drummer Sonny Groeneveld attended a concert from an American band and decided to start his own band.
The band debuted in 2010 where they were supporting acts for musicians like Mayer Hawthorne, The Roots and Mulatu Astatke. In december 2010 Jungle by Night performed in Paris where they were witnessed by Fela Kuti, the founding father of Afrobeat, who called the band ‘the future of Afrobeat’.