Here’s an event I’ve lent my full support to, indeed had more than a little hand in making happen! I’m a big fan. Steel pan player Leon Foster Thomas is a winner of the World Steelband Music Festival’s Soloist and Duet competitions in 2002 and 2004. He has worked with artists such as: Hugh Masekela, Melton Mustafa, […]
This week all the music was from artists appearing at the 5th Love Supreme Jazz Festival as I was on sight and mid-fest. And what a weekend it was too! Music from Shabaka Hutchings’ THREE groups appearing, Herbie Hancock, George Benson, Makaya McCraven,
Looking forward to hosting Jazz In The Round on Monday July 31st at the Cockpit Theatre in Marylebone. A strong line up this month features improvising bassist Olie Brice and his Quintet, a solo performance from legendary trumpeter Henry Lowther and the band Big Bad Wolf to kick things off. Info: http://www.thecockpit.org.uk Tel: 0207 258 […]
These are abstract images live-painted during sets on the Jazz In The Round stage and main stage at Love Supreme Festival 2017. Gina is resident artist at the monthly Jazz In The Round sessions at London’s Cockpit Theatre. You can see her work in full here.
Jazz In The Round stage at Love Supreme Festival 2017 was a triumph. Thanks to the Festival for letting us show that. Thanks to Justin Thurgur’s Afro Jazztet, Matthew Bourne with his mighty Moog, Theon Cross Trio (just wow!), Triforce, Randolph Matthews (off the scale!) and James Beckwith Trio. All came and played
This week new music from Brazilian vocalist Sabrina Malheiros, cornet player Kirk Knuffke, pianist Marco Marconi, Christian Scott from part 2 of his millennial trilogy, amazing new large ensemble compositions from Charlie Bates and Kathrine Windfeld and stunning
This week new music from Vels Trio and drum & bass Don Goldie covers Pat Metheny! There’s rich music from Liebman and Lovano in tribute to Trane, Charles Lloyd, bassist Gerald Cannon, British band Big Bad Wolf, Grammy winning drummer
Jazz in the Round June 2017 at Cockpit Theatre, London.
Excited to be bringing Jazz In The Round to the 5th Love Suprrme Festival at Glynde. Jez Nelson and myself will be curating a live late night programme Friday 30th June and Sat 1st July. See more at lovesupremefestival.com